Webinars and Roundtables June 2020

We have many important and meaningful opportunities the week of June 15-19. Please mark your calendars and register below. We look forward to seeing you there!

The webinars this week are open to all. If you are not a HECMA member, you may make a donation if you like below.

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Monday, June 15 Roundtables

Monday, June 15

There will be 2 inclusion-related roundtables on Monday, June 15th hosted by Brenda Anderson Wadley, HECMA Director of Training and Development (training@hecma.org), and Sean Joy, Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (diversity@hecma.org). Please register below. We look forward to the opportunity to continue growing with our membership and hope that you can join us.


Please note that the Monday roundtables are intended for HECMA members only.

HECMA 2020 White Anti-Racism Roundtable

  • This is a space geared towards white HECMA members to begin critical dialogue and begin the work we need to do to understand how our whiteness and privileges influence our roles. This is a short amount of time, but we hope to begin to have brave conversations and work towards Anti-Racism. Framework and understanding will be adapted from multiple anti-racism scholars, especially by the work of Dr. Kathy Obear.
  • 6/15/20, 9 AM-10:30 AM PST/noon-1:30PM EST
  • Facilitated by: Sean Joy, Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (outgoing)


HECMA BIPOC Processing Roundtable

  • This is an affirming and supportive space for HECMA members who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
  • 6/15/20, 11 AM-12:30 PM PST/2PM-3:30PM EST
  • Facilitated by: Brenda Anderson Wadley, Director, Training and Development



Tuesday, June 16 Webinars

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

9:00-10:00 am PST/ 12:00-1:00 pm EST

Introduction to Implicit Bias within Higher Education Case Management 

Alfred Day, Associate Dean of Students and Director for Center for Support and Intervention – University of California, Berkeley

Brenda Anderson Wadley, Survivor Advocate, University of Arizona

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__ywjxDi1Sfejy7ISkEk8WQ


11:00-12:00 pm PST/ 2:00-3:00 pm EST

Navigating Trauma Exposure and Overwhelm: Theory and Tools for Sustaining Your Wellness

Anna Lifson, MSW, LGSW, Care Manager, University of Minnesota

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NxNkAbUBSheYV-xWaV-7ow


Wednesday, June 17 Webinars

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

10:00-11:00 am PST/ 1:00-2:00 pm EST

Leading through the storm: Policy, politics and higher education case management

Dr. Sharrika D. Adams, Assistant Professor of Practice, Higher Education Virginia Tech

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WnJEcl-9QOmaG_eFr-Pg0A


12:30-2:00 pm PST/ 3:30-5:00 pm EST

CARE & Institutional Equity: The role and importance of cross-collaboration and inter-area partnership

Allison Leventhal, Outreach and Support Case Manager for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, John Hopkins University

Ally Dreiman, Director of Case Management, Office of Institutional Equity, John Hopkins University

Tasha Wilson, Case Manager, Office of Dean of Student Life- Student Outreach and Support, John Hopkins University

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KlpfT0HvQbWtRR9Xdb09Pw


Thursday, June 18 Webinars

Thursday, June 18th

10:00-11:00 am PST/ 1:00-2:00 pm EST

Embark@UGA: A Holistic Model Designed to Support Students with Experiences in Foster Care and/or Homelessness

Dr. Carrie Smith, Assistant Dean of Students, Student Care and Outreach, University of Georgia

Ansley Long, Student Affairs Case Manager, University of Georgia

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JIv_zxbuTm6v4T8lxZxXLQ

Friday, June 19th

9am-1pm PST/ 12-4pm EST


*If you have specific topics you’d like to discuss, please email them to training@hecma.org by June 17, 2020, at 5 pm EST.*