Category Archive: Racial Justice

Fostering cultural competence with disabled Asian Americans: Moving beyond the model minority concept

This is being shared pre-publication; this essay is in press with The New Social Worker. In recent years, social workers may have paid attention to the Stop Asian Hate campaign, a result of the idea… Continue reading

Equity-minded practice for social workers

(A slightly different version of this article is coming out soon in The New Social Worker) Lisa M. Johnson, MSW, PhD, Elspeth M. Slayter, MSW, PhD, and Lamont D. Simmons, MSW, EdD, School… Continue reading

Recognizing ableism’s link to racism – a missing link in anti-racist social work practice

(This article is coming out shortly in Social Work Helper) These days, many social workers are pretty clear that anti-racism is something they need to work consistently on in their practice, but when… Continue reading

How “Bachelor in Paradise” can inform social workers about practice with young Black men

You may be asking what a pulpy reality television show about finding a partner could possibly have to contribute to informing social work practice? This season, the “Bachelor” franchise has taken on the topic… Continue reading

A teacher’s response to Charlottesville from a disability perspective

I am currently teaching a course on social work practice with people with disabilities.  The course uses an intersectional lens, acknowledging the fact that people have many intersecting social identities that can result… Continue reading