Session: Developing successful minority scholars (Society for Social Work and Research 23rd Annual Conference - Ending Gender Based, Family and Community Violence)

SSRPCB-1 Developing successful minority scholars

Thursday, January 17, 2019: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Golden Gate 6, Lobby Level (Hilton San Francisco)
Ruth McRoy, PhD, Boston College, Rowena Fong, EdD, University of Texas at Austin, Tyrone M. Parchment, PhD, MSW, Boston College, School of Social Work, Angelique Day, PhD, MSW, University of Washington and Esther Calzada, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
This interactive session is designed for deans and directors, faculty, doctoral students, and others interested in building a pool of successful minority scholars and researchers in social work. It will include a discussion of 1) sharing strategies for MENTORING and training future scholars, 2) building research capacity to enhance their success for TENURE application, 3) making transdisciplinary and cross-university connections to increase the likelihood of successful GRANT submissions, 4) applying translational research strategies in COMMUNITY SERVICE to produce PUBLICATIONS and 5) deciding on how to pursue and accept JOB OFFERS. In addition, the panel will discuss strategies as well as tools for addressing obstacles faced by faculty of color. Examples of successful minority scholars will be provided.
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