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Live Webinar: Race and Leadership: Understanding the Importance of Culturally Congruent Leadership
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Category: Webinars

During this session, Abigail Latimer, LCSW, APHSW-C and Daisy Brown, MSW, LCSW, CCTP will have an open dialogue of their experience in navigating the supervisory relationship in the presence of racial differences and power differentials. Daisy and Abbie will show although conflict is uncomfortable, it is necessary to establish a culture of trust, become open-minded, and help become a part of the solution to a global problem. Attendees will learn and gain knowledge from their experience.

Attendees will be encouraged to participate with their own experiences, challenges, and opportunities in advancing diversity and inclusion in palliative and hospice social work.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine self-motives, intent, and needs
  • Increase awareness and understanding of the intersection of power differentials and race
  • Learn ways to empower self, discuss, and hear the realities of racial differences
  • Apply new perspectives to conversations about race and honor differences in the supervisory relationship as well as patient care

This webinar is free and open to both Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network members and non-members. This is not offered for CE credit. The recording will be available on-demand following the session.

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST

Cost: FREE for SWHPN members and non-members

Presenters Info:

Daisy Brown AAS, LCSW, CCTP, is the owner and lead therapist of  Remnant Counseling Center LLC.  In addition, she is co-Pastor of  Remnant Community Church and founder and Executive Director of  Remnant Community Corporation, a non-profit organization in  Lexington, KY. Daisy Brown is a published author, and has helped  colleagues create on-demand webinars designed to enhance​ ​the  difference between​ ​mental health illness and mental health.  She is a  graduate of the University of Kentucky BSW and MSW programs. In  addition, Ms. Brown received an Associate degree in Arts and Sciences,  with a major in Business Management and was Ordained as a Pastor in 2009. 

Daisy Brown has a deep passion and unique skills to work closely with  people and help them reach their fullest potential through developing  goals, creating healthy boundaries, and empowering them for change.  Her approach to counseling is straight forward but warm and loving.  She provides a perspective into situations that allow for growth and  healing. Daisy believes she was born to be a therapist and loves ​helping  people learn and grow.  


Abbie Latimer, LCSW, ACHP-SW is a Clinical Social Worker on the Adult Palliative Care Team at UK HealthCare in Lexington, Kentucky.

Abbie attended the University of Kentucky where she earned a bachelor's in Psychology and a masters in Social Work; and is currently a doctoral candidate with the University of Kentucky College of Social Work.

She began her clinical social work practice with hospice, providing services at home and the inpatient setting, as well as bereavement counseling for children, adults, groups, and parents experiencing perinatal loss. She transitioned her practice to the community setting as an outpatient psychotherapist with a focus on adolescent and adult substance use disorders. She specialized in counseling persons with addiction who were receiving medication assisted treatment in recovery.

Most recently, Abbie served as the palliative care clinical social worker on the adult Palliative Care Team at the University of Kentucky. She holds an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Work credential and is an active member of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network, the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work, and the Gerontology Society of America. Her research interests are moral distress in healthcare professionals and advanced serious illnesses in older adults.



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