We’re excited to announce that Reeta Wolfsohn, CMSW will be doing a one-day Financial Social Work Institute session at the 3rd annual Black Family Summit in Jackson, Mississippi. The Financial Social Work Institute will be the focus of the pre-summit session held on April 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Jackson State University e-Center. The 2015 Black Family Summit runs from April 13 – 15 (more details below).
Those attending the Institute pre-summit session can expect an interactive, introspective day of learning. In addition to an in-depth look at the Financial Social Work behavioral model, participants will explore and learn from their individual money stories, advance their understanding of financial profiling, gain insight into the gender of money and much more.
Each participant will leave with new skills, tools and materials to help themselves and their clients create a better financial future. Also, the 2015 Black Family Summit will provide CEUs – approved in the field of Social Work – courtesy of Jackson State University for participants in the Financial Social Work Institute pre-summit session.
3rd Annual Black Family Summit InfoThe theme of this year’s summit – presented by Mississippi Families for Kids and JSU College of Public Service School of Social Work – is “Creating Wealth Through Economic Development in Communities of Color.”
As mentioned above, Reeta Wolfsohn, CMSW will kick off the summit on April 13 with a special pre-summit session – Financial Social Work Institute. On April 14 and 15 from 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m., participants can attend a host of summit sessions related to this year’s theme. There will also be a number of special panel discussions each day and a luncheon.
Some of the summit sessions include:
- The Role of the Church in Wealth Building.
- Respecting Our Black Dollars: Supporting Community-based Businesses.
- Education is Economic Development: Education as a Pathway to Success.
- Money & Medicine: Healthcare Access, Disparities and Cost.
- Financial Social Work.
For a full list of sessions and panel discussions, please visit the official Black Family Summit website.
The 2015 3rd annual Black Family Summit will be held at the Jackson State University Student Center, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217. For more information, costs of attending, contact information and to register online, visit the official Black Family Summit website today.