Demystifying Islam

Course Code: SWDI

Instructors: Marcus Stallworth, LMSW & Qur-an Webb, MSW

Date: Friday July 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room: TBD

Cost: $105


This workshop will introduce and instill the main teachings of Islam and how it impacts professionals in the social work field. The course allow participants to gain an understanding of what Islam and Muslim communities look like in the modern world to include but not limited to practices and rituals.  It is the intension of the instructors to empower participants to effectively work with the Islamic population by raising awareness, providing strategies and tools to engage and work with the Muslim population.

CE Hours 3


About the Instructor:

Stallworth, Marcus | LMSW

Marcus Stallworth, LMSW has been in the field of social work for over 17 years. He worked for child protective services for approximately 13 years. Marcus is a national consultant and trainer for Child Welfare League of America. He is an author of a journal article published in the 23rd volume of Child Welfare League of America’s Children’s Voice.

Marcus has taught at the collegiate level both undergraduate and graduate for the past 10 years. He is currently a professor at University of Bridgeport where he teaches multiple courses including a self-created elective entitled: Social Media: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly. Marcus co-owner of Welcome 2 Reality, LLC where he is the Director of Learning and Organizational Development. His company played an instrumental role in getting legislation passed in Connecticut which now mandates education on the safe use of social media and computer programming instruction in the public school system.

In 2016, Dr. English launched the first pilot of the People’s Police Academy in New York City, an academy slated for citywide rollout with potential for national acceptance. The community-led academy aims to help public safety officers transition into the communities they serve. Her notable awards include The Senator Joseph Galiber Award, The Sojourner Truth Award and the Bethune-Height Recognition Award.


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