INSPIRED Lab Past Events

Past Events

Substance Use Prevention and Education and Research (SUPER)

Society for Social Work and Research presents Research Priorities and Capacity Building

Dr. Goings was one of three presenters invited by the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) to present at the Special Sessions on Research Priorities and Capacity Building on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Dr. Goings presented on Developing Anti-Racist Research from Research Questions to Dissemination. This training-oriented session targeted cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research. These essential sessions offered opportunities to engage with national experts, funding institutions, and research colleagues. In addition, Dr. Goings drew from the SUPER project and her other research projects to describe opportunities to integrate an anti-racism lens into research projects.

Moderator: Nikki Wooten, University of South Carolina

Discussants:

Todd Herrenkohl, University of Michigan

James Herbert Williams, Arizona State University

Presenters:

Dr. Trenette Clark Goings, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Katie Schultz, University of Michigan

Darrell Hudson, Washington University


 

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Professional Development Series

The INSPIRED Lab and SUPER offer a Professional Development Series for MSW students, Ph.D. students, Postdocs, and practitioners. Our organizations hosted the first seminar on Monday, May 3, 2021, from 12-1 pm. The Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Professional Development workshop was entitled Publishing from A to Z: How to publish in peer-reviewed journals for new authors. The workshop described the fundamentals of writing for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Professional Development Series co-sponsored by the INSPIRED Lab and SUPER will resume in the Fall of 2021 with more rich discussions designed to enhance professional growth.

Presenters:

Dr. Trenette Clark Goings, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Dr. Carey Evans, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Dr. Ai Bo, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


 

Consuming, Creating, and Collaborating: Social Media as a Tool for Engaged Scholarship

This event was co-sponsored by the Michigan School of Social Work and INSPIRED LAB UNC School of Social Work on Thursday, May 13, 2021, 12-1 pm.

Event Description: Developing an online presence is an increasingly important task of social work scholars. Social networks encourage research dissemination, self-promotion, engagement, and visibility. These issues have important implications for scholars and practitioners. Attendees joined three social work scholars, Jonathan B. Singer, Jennifer Greenfield, and Justin Harty, as they talked about how they have harnessed technologies such as Twitter, Slack, podcasting, and blogging for social good. In addition, attendees were invited to pose questions and share their insights.

Presenters:

Jonathan B. Singer

Jennifer Greenfield

Justin Harty


 

Substance Use and the Criminal Justice System

The INSPIRED Lab, SUPER, and NC-YVPC co-sponsored the September 29, 2020, 1-2 pm training. The training defined substance use disorders (SUDs) and substance misuse and explored the link between SUDs and the criminal justice system for adults and adolescents. In addition, the participants were able to discuss evidence-based treatments and practices with this population and explore prevention efforts. The training closed with a discussion of the ethical implications to consider when working with this population.

Presenter:

Anjalee Sharma, MSW

Doctoral Candidate at the UNC School of Social Work