Pro Bono Counseling Project
2021 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar
Social Justice: Being “JUST” in a Society that is Divided
Friday, April 30, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Online Workshop – 3 CE Credits
FREE for Active PBCP Volunteer Clinicians
Featured Presenter: Lisa Connors, LBSW, LCPC, NCC
Course Description: This workshop will explore social justice and how practitioners are responsible for the moral and ethical treatment of clients: individually and communally. We will discuss systems that oppress and marginalize certain groups, challenge practitioners to understand their role in advocating for clients, and motivating practitioners to be “change agents of justice.”
At the end of this presentation, the participant will:
- Describe social justice and examine the ethical principles of social justice.
- Identify the 4 I’s of oppression with clients, within systems, agencies, organizations, and communities.
- Create social justice strategies and solutions that address action and change.
Lisa Connors, LBSW, LCPC, NCC,is the Associate Pastor of In His Image International Ministry, Inc. She is a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Board-Certified Coach, Master Addiction Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Ms. Connors is a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist. She is also Certified in Thanatology [the study of death, dying, and bereavement]. She has been in the human services/social work/counseling fields for over 30 years. She has worked in a variety of settings providing services to the despondent and downtrodden. Ms. Connors works tirelessly to help others reach their fullest potential in life, helping and empowering others who have been oppressed, stigmatized, marginalized, and victimized. Her greatest passion is working with individuals affected by HIV/AIDS, substance use and mental health disorders, violence/abuse/trauma, grief and loss, and social injustices.
Ms. Connors earned her Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Professional Counseling degrees, respectively, and is completing her PhD in Psychology.
In addition to her pastoral and clinical work, Ms. Connors is a college professor.
Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.