Social Work and the Rise in Antisemitism



Social Work and the Rise in Antisemitism

Thursday, May 16th, 2024

6:00pm to 8:00pm ET


Presenters: Carole Cox, PhD, MSW; and Dana Marlowe, PhD, LCSW

NASW-NYS Members: $20

NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC): $40

Non-Members: $50

NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists

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Workshop Description
Recently, there has been a dramatic upsurge in antisemitism both in the states and abroad This hatred has generated fear and anxiety among Jewish individuals and communities in a variety of settings, such as on college campuses, in places of worship, and in the public. This course will explore the factors contributing to antisemitism, including the stereotypes and tropes that underlie it. In addition, the presenters will discuss the impact of antisemitism on Jewish people and their security and rights in the community. The workshop will offer a variety of  social work interventions that can be applied to combat this ancient form of oppression.


Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Identify antisemitic stereotypes and tropes
2. Describe the factors contributing to antisemitism 
3. Discuss the role of social work education in combatting antisemitism
4. Explain the importance of including teaching about antisemitism in social work classes
5. Identify the differences between antisemitism and anti-Zionism

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours.

NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).

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Carole Cox, PhD, MSW. Carole Cox, Professor, Fordham University, Grad School of Social Service is co-chair of the Jewish Social Workers Interest Group, sponsored by NYS/NASW. Her 2020 article, Addressing Antisemitism in Social Work Education, Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Education, stimulated responses from social workers in both the USA and Canada, all concerned with antisemitism in the profession. Since August, 2021, the Interest Group has met monthly to discuss concerns and responses of the profession.




 Marlowe-Dana.jpegDana Marlowe, PhD, LCSW. Dana Marlowe, Clinical Asst Professor at Fordham, co-leads these groups and has been involved in the development and analysis of the national survey regarding antisemitism that received 504 responses from social workers, both students and practitioners.





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May 16th, 2024 from  6:00 PM to  8:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $20.00
NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC) $40.00
Non-Member $50.00
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member $0.00