Friday, January 05, 2024
Social Work Leadership in Substance Use Treatment and Social Justice Advocacy:
A Conversation with Dr. Nabila El-Bassel
A Virtual and In-Person Event
Friday, January 26, 2024
9:00AM – 11:00AM
Zoom; Boston University School of Social Work Conant Lounge
264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
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A Panel Discussion Presented by the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health at the BU School of Social Work and the Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center
Join Dr. Nabila El-Bassel, director of the Social Intervention Group at Columbia University, for an engaging discussion as she explores the intersection of social work leadership in substance use treatment and social justice advocacy. Dr. El-Bassel will share insights from her work at the local, national, and global levels and engage in dialogue with BU School of Social Work (BUSSW) scholars about their work in substance use prevention, treatment, and social justice advocacy.
Moderated by CISWH Research Core Director Prof. Christina Lee, BUSSW faculty, including Profs. Ruth Paris, Jordana Muroff, Luis Alvarez-Hernandez, and Peter Treitler, will discuss their research projects, shedding light on the connections between social work, advocacy, and leadership.
Dr. El-Bassel is known for her work as the director of the Social Intervention Group at Columbia University, a multi-disciplinary center focused on prevention and interventions targeting HIV, drug use, and gender–based violence. Dr. El-Bassel’s work is funded extensively by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health. She is seen as a national and international leader in the areas of global HIV and health.
Boston University strives to be accessible, inclusive, and diverse in its facilities, programming, and academic offerings. Your experience in this event is important to us. If you have a disability (including but not limited to learning or attention, mental health, concussion, vision, mobility, hearing, physical, or other health-related issues), require communication access services for the deaf or hard of hearing, or believe that you require a reasonable accommodation for another reason, please contact the event organizer at [email protected] to discuss your needs.