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The Ethics of Mandated Reporting Workshop, geared for preservice teachers, will be held online at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30.

This workshop will ask participants to think critically about the impact of child welfare and child protective services on children and families. Attendees will learn strategies from practitioners and family advocates about culturally competent approaches, supporting parents and what is in the best interest of the children. Special attention will be paid to positive role modeling by teachers.  

The workshop is free. Register by Friday, Oct. 27, using this online form. A confirmation and Webex invitation will be sent to registrants on Monday, Oct. 30. 

Keynote speakers will be Tiffany McFadden, adjunct professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and the Logistical Lead for the New York City March for Justice and Zoe Russell, policy counsel with the Bronx Defenders.

Questions about registering for this event can be directed to Katie Silvestri, Literacy Department.  

The workshop is hosted by Sophia’s Garden Institute and Black Lives Matter at School Committee. Co-sponsors include Education Club, Social Justice Committee, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department and the Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice.