Do Black Men deserve the American dream?

Date: March 25, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom link will be provided upon completion of the RSVP.
Category: Lecture

The Wayne State University School of Social Work and Office of Continuing Education are proud to host David J. Pate Jr., PhD as the keynote speaker in the third and final lecture of our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion series. Pate will be presenting Do Black Men deserve the American dream? The Impact of Gendered Deservingness on economic security for marginalized families."

An expert on low-income African-American men, fatherhood, and child support, Pate studies how Black men are affected by the social welfare system and the challenges that impede their ability to attain economic security. His research projects involve the use of qualitative research methods to examine life course events of African-American men and boys.

Pate is the Chair and Associate Professor of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Work. Pate is also an Affiliated Associate Professor in the following UW - Madison departments:  the Institute for Research on Poverty, the Institute for Child and Family Well-Being, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studie and the University Honors College.

We request that all attendees complete the RSVP to obtain the Zoom link and pre-register for the 2 Social Work CEU's. The Zoom link will be provided upon completion of the RSVP.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: Two Social Work CEU's will be available as part of this event for a cost of $5. Pre-registration via the RSVP form is required. Those seeking to obtain the CEU's must complete the following:

  • Log in to the event by the 3 pm start and attend the full event
  • Complete the sign-in form posted to the event Zoom chatbox
  • Pass a short post-event quiz (link will be emailed after the event)
  • Complete the $5 payment (link will be emailed after the event) 

The CEU certificate will be emailed within 10 business days. For questions regarding CEU's contact ce_ssw@wayne.edu or 313-577-9348. 

STUDENT ATTENDANCE TRACKING: Would you like to give your students extra credit for attending this event? We will track their attendance for you! Instructors need to simply email their class roster(s) via Excel to Liz Kennedy by January 20, 2021. Social Work students needing to verify their attendance for extra credit must complete the following and verification will then be sent to your instructor after the event:

  • Log in to the event by the 3 pm start and attend the full event
  • Complete the sign-in form posted to the event Zoom chatbox
  • Pass a short post-event quiz (link will be emailed after the event)

For questions regarding student attendance tracking contact Liz Kennedy at elizabethkennedy@wayne.edu or 313-577-4400.

ACCOMMODATIONS: This event will be taped and posted to our WSU Social Work YouTube channel. Closed captions and alternate language subtitles, such as Spanish, will be available to viewers via YouTube. To request additional accommodations please contact Betsy Vanderstelt at fq0994@wayne.edu or 313-577-4464.

Contact

Betsy Vanderstelt
313-577-4409
fq0994@wayne.edu

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Audience

Academic staff, Alumni, Community, Current students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective students, Staff