(2 CEU Live Webinar) Integrating Environmental Justice into Your Practice

Tuesday, January 14 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM [EST]

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Tuesday, January 14 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM [EST]

2 Clinical CE credits


  • Attendees will become familiar with theories and perspectives related to environmental justice and social work.
  • Attendees will learn about a range of major environmental injustices
  • Attendees will recognize potential interventions and ways to alter their practice to incorporate environmental justice 

With the profession’s micro, mezzo, and macro practice skills, social workers are uniquely positioned to address environmental crises, such as wildfires, temperature rise, and lead contaminated water.  On the brink of the 6th mass extension, never has it been timelier for social workers to participate in the equitable mitigation and adjustment to the human-induced environmental disasters.    

This two-hour training overviews environmental social work, green social work, and First Nation perspectives, specifically the tenant of interconnectedness.  Attendees will be familiarized with climate and environmental injustices, which disproportionately impact vulnerable populations.  Highlighting Newark’s current lead water crisis, attendees will apply the various interventions discussed to this case study.  

Join the community working to improve the well-being of the Earth and its inhabitants.  



All participants are required to take a post-test. CE certificates will be e-mailed within 7 days of successful completion of the webinar and post-test.


Cost for this course:

Regular Price: $57
NASW Member Discounted Price: $37 (Members save over 35%!)


For those licensed in NY: NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.

* If you require special accommodations to permit your attendance, please submit a written request along with a completed registration form and payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline. Requests received after the deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time for the event.

REFUNDS: If you would like to request a refund, please review our refund policy and submit your request here.



For more information, contact Annie Siegel at asiegel.naswnj@socialworkers.org or call 732-296-8070 x 128.

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Mariann Bischoff
Field Education Coordinator | Rutgers School of Social Work

Mariann Bischoff serves at the Field Education Coordinator at the Rutgers University School of Social Work, New Brunswick campus. In this position, she works to facilitate field placements for BASW and MSW students. She also serves as off-site Field Instructor for BASW students. Bischoff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Clinical Supervisor and Certified Social Work Supervisor in the state of New Jersey. She earn her MSW at Monmouth University with a concentration in International and Community Development. She earned her MS at Cornell University in Soil & Water Engineering and International Development, where she completed research in the Middle East examining the interconnections between water use and gender relations. She earned her BS at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in German. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers, Bischoff served as Clinical Supervisor at Catholic Charities in Hunterdon County, where she oversaw clinical operations for Family Preservation Services, in-home clinical programs and outpatient services. She reported monthly and quarterly outcome statistics, administered performance reviews, and ensured proper clinician training. She increased referral sources by developing relationships with community partners. Previous to that work, Ms. Bischoff held positions at Carrier Clinic, including Acting Lead Clinical Case Manager and Admissions Clinician. She was Awarded “Above & Beyond” for developing a proposal for the implementation of an electronic hospital census “bedboard,” which increased revenue. She trained new clinical case managers and supervised interns. Ms. Bischoff assessed and counseled patients with psychiatric, substance abuse and dementia diagnoses, developed treatment plans, implemented discharge plans and obtained insurance authorizations. She facilitated family meetings and psychoeducational groups. Bischoff began he social work career as Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Greater New Brunswick, where she managed a budget of $173,000, wrote a yearly grant application to Middlesex County Office on Aging, ran the Board of Directors meetings and published a monthly newsletter. She was solely responsible for billing, staffing, scheduling, and bookkeeping and prepared monthly schedules for 120 volunteers to deliver meals to 55 clients daily.

About Mariann Bischoff

Field Education Coordinator | Rutgers School of Social Work
Christine Morales
Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission | Rutgers School of Social Work

Christine Morales serves as the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the School of Social Work. She facilitates the daily operations in admission for all the MSW programs. Christine has extensive experience working in a New Jersey based nongovernmental organization. She provided clinical and case management services to children in the foster care system. Christine also conducted homestudy assessments for the purposes of resource parent licensing. She supervised several programs contracted by the state to serve medically needy children, resource parents, adolescents in out of home care and organizational employees. In additional to leadership, Christine has a dedication to outcome based program evaluations. She has experience in accreditation for service providers and facilitating training in technical, clinical and soft skills. Christine is an alumnus of Rutgers University with a Bachelors in Psychology. While at Rutgers University, she assisted in research within the field of Industrial Organization Psychology. Christine earned her MSW at the University of Southern California. In California, Christine worked in communities including Skid Row, Central Los Angeles and Long Beach serving marginalized groups, such as children in the child welfare system and the homeless population.

About Christine Morales

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission | Rutgers School of Social Work