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September 2020 Virtual Mini-Course
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When: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Virtual Event
United States
Contact: EWTG

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Cultural Responsiveness with Tanya N. Rollins, MSW

According to the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCREST), “cultural responsiveness is the ability to learn from and relate respectfully with people of your own culture as well as those from other cultures.” Please join us at the September Mini-Course as Tanya Rollins, master trainer, leads us in gaining a better understanding of leading for cultural responsiveness.

In preparation for this Mini-Course, we ask that you view the following videos: The Power of Proximity, Bryan Stevenson (35 min):

The Power of Proximity, Bryan Stevenson (35 min) Allegories on Race and Racism, Dr. Camara Jones (21 min)
Tanya Rollins photoTanya N. Rollins, MSW - CPS Disproportionality Manager and Training Liaison

Tanya Rollins, MSW, is employed in the fields of child welfare and higher education. She has worked in the Texas child welfare system for twenty-six years in roles as an investigator, intake specialist, intake supervisor, training specialist, and training manager.

She is currently the Child Protective Services Disproportionality Manager for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. In this role, she is charged with examining the racial and ethnic disparities in the child welfare system while working with internal and external partners to eliminate the disparities.

Tanya has been instrumental in the implementation of the Knowing Who You Are project in Texas. She is one of six Knowing Who You Are coaches in the United States. She has had the pleasure of providing consulting services to other states interested in implementing Knowing Who You Are. She recently participated in Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s Taskforce on Institutional Racism.

Tanya is an adjunct faculty member at Texas State University-San Marcos in the School of Social Work. She has taught courses in cultural diversity, teamwork, communication, popular culture, minority relations, policy, and youth culture at several universities. She has presented at numerous national, regional, and state conferences on these subjects.

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