Putting It Together: Talking About Equity in Action | Podcast

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We speak with Ashley Stewart, PhD, MSW, LSW, about defining equity and examining actionable steps toward inclusive practices.


Ashley Stewart, PhD, MSW, LSW

Ashley Stewart, PhD, MSW, LSW, received her PhD from The Ohio State University, College of Social Work, and her master’s at Columbia University. Dr. Stewart is Race-Equity Subject Matter Expert, Trainer & Curriculum Development Specialist at C4 Innovations. In this role, she provides technical assistance, training, and organizational support to national organizations, boards of directors, and behavioral health organizations on implementing anti-racist practices. She utilizes an equity-centered approach to ensure that diversity and inclusion efforts move forward and reduce harm to people marginalized by systems. Her work includes assessing the intersections of identity, structural oppression, wellness, and policy. In addition to the advanced study of the consequence and causes of identity-based oppression, Dr. Stewart supports implementing anti-oppressive practices in organizational, structural, programmatic, and interpersonal interventions.



Christina N. Clayton, LICSW, SUDP, Northwest MHTTC Co-Director

Christina Clayton has been working in the behavioral health field since 1993 working with people and programs addressing severe mental health issues, substance use, co-occurring issues, chronic homelessness, integrated care, outreach, physical health, trauma and diversity/equity/inclusion topics. Christina has education and licenses/credentials in clinical social work, mental health and substance use.  She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Instructor for the University of Washington School of Social Work (MSW ’97).  Learn more about MHTTC Staff & Faculty




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