Social Justice and Military Families: A Panel Discussion
Wed June 29th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDTFree
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About This Panel:
This panel discussion will focus on how social justice manifests within the delivery of services for military families. Participants who have completed all three courses of the 2022 Academy Series will find this panel especially beneficial. This interactive discussion around the content of the third course in the Academy Series will also address comments, questions, and concerns around social justice issues attendees bring to the session. Attendees in this panel discussion can learn how they may become social justice advocates for their military-connected clients.
Eduardo González Jr. is a statewide Diversity Specialist for Cornell University Cooperative Extension. He is a Lead Facilitator in the Opening Doors Diversity Project. Eduardo is also a Youth Development Specialist with the Family and Youth Development program at Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City.
Eddy Mentzer is the Department of Defense’s Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives within the Office of Military Community Support Programs.
Julika von Stackelberg is a resilience trainer and researcher, who focuses on building communities of belonging based on strategies that promote well-being for all. She is a Family and Community Resilience Educator with Cornell University Cooperative Extension Orange County.
Keith Tidball is the Cornell University Senior Extension Associate and serves as the Principal Investigator for the OneOp Community Capacity Building team.
L. Christopher Plein, Ph.D. is a Professor of Public Administration and Eberly Professor of Outstanding Public Service at West Virginia University.
We want to hear from you during the panel discussion. Learn how you can share your own experiences.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
Certificates of Attendance will be available for providers interested in documenting their training activities. We have received approval of 1.5 CE credits from the following accrediting agencies:
- Board Certified Patient Advocates: This program is seeking approval by The Patient Advocate Certification Board to provide continuing education credit to Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA).
- Accredited Financial Counselors: The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE)
- Social Work, LPC, LMFT: Programming approval for 1.5 CE credits will be obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists from the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK. Expires June 1, 2024.
- Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE): via the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for 1.5 CE credit for CFLE.
- Certified Personal Finance Counselors: The Center for Financial Certifications (FinCert)
- Registered Dietitians and NDTRs: 1.5 CPEU
- Case Manager: This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board-certified case managers with 1.5 clock hours.