CAMBA honored its social workers with an employee event to mark National Social Work Month. The agenda focused on the importance of self-care and wellness as helping processionals.
The event was emceed by Vice President of Preventative Programs Erica Mitchell, and included opening remarks by CAMBA President & CEO Joanne Oplustil. Attendees were then guided through mantras and affirmations as well as a self care forum entitled “Helping the Helper Engage in Radical Self Care: A Social Justice Tool for Wellbeing” by Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Schanica Pickens, MSW, Program Director of the MSW program at Adelphi University School of Social Work Program. Then guests enjoyed a Wellness Floral Workshop by Sherleen Petion of B. Luxe Blooms. The event closed with remarks by Executive Vice President of Homeless & Family Services Claire Harding Keefe. All attendees were treated to lunch and were given a customized social work tote bag filled with goodies.
Thank you to our social workers and social work students for the valuable skillset and dedication you bring to your work at CAMBA