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A.I. and the Future of Work(force Development)
Published on: May 17, 2024
This October 18, 2023 Future Skills Centre Community of Practice webinar was a peer learning group event created for professionals to discuss the evolving role of career development practitioners in the age of AI and strategies for effective AI tool integration into services.
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Generative AI & Social Work: It’s NOT the End of the World as We Know It
Published on: May 15, 2024
In this episode of the inSocialWork podcast, Lauri Goldkind, PhD, LMSW, encourages us to take a breath and embrace the opportunities presented by these technologies. She recommends that we calmly and critically examine the evolution of AI, think creatively about its implications and advocate for collaborative conversations across disciplines. Transformative? Maybe. How about an open mind and a commitment to ethics and justice as we learn to ask the right questions? The conversation is useful for all of us in human services.
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When it comes to technology skills what should front line Settlement practitioners work on this year?
Published on: May 9, 2024
Someone wrote that no technology project team is complete without a social worker, because "Social work excels at understanding the entire system while also understanding the needs of the individual." In our sector, no technology project should be considered complete without front line workers and Newcomers present, for the same reason. We must centre staff and Newcomers in all technology-related planning and decision-making.
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Understanding Newcomer Media and Technology Habits in 2023 (webinar recording)
Published on: May 8, 2024
This June 2023 webinar presented MTM's latest survey results about Newcomer media and tech habits, as well as how you can use data to reach newcomer communities.
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Digital mindfulness could help reduce the effects of technostress at work
Published on: May 3, 2024
Workers who find the digital workplace more stressful are also more likely to experience burnout and poorer health. Can taking a mindful approach to technology improve digital workers’ wellbring?
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Artificial intelligence and digital inclusion (webinar recording)
Published on: April 17, 2024
In this March 2024 webinar, Charity Digital explored how AI is already impacting people and communities, the meanings of AI safety and AI literacy, and how charitable organisations can take action on digital and AI inclusion.
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Exploring WhatsApp for Nonprofits (webinar recording)
Published on: April 2, 2024
This February 2024 webinar explored WhatsApp's potential to enhance your nonprofits communication strategies. Presenters provided an overview of the skills needed to seamlessly incorporate WhatsApp's functionalities into their operational and outreach endeavors.
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Artificial Intelligence and Nonprofits: Panacea or Pandora's Box? (webinar recording)
Published on: April 2, 2024
This video is the full interview with Jason Shim, Chief Digital Officer of the Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience, recorded for the 17th episode of CharityVillage Connects, a podcast exploring issues of importance to Canadian nonprofits and charities. The complete podcast episode is also included here.
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Integrating AI into your work providing employment services and support (webinar recording)
Published on: February 22, 2024
In these 2023 Future Skills Centre’s Community of Practice webinars Danny Mirza, Lead Career Consultant at Coventry University, UK, showcased how artificial intelligence (AI) tools (with a focus on ChatGPT) can be used to automate tasks and improve client engagement and career readiness.
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