Presentations (invited)

Dumbrill, G. (2014, March) Racism, what it is, how it happens, who benefits, who loses. Community presentation organized by the Hamilton Center for Civic Inclusion and Good Shepherd, Hamilton, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. (2013, August). Orientation to teaching: tried hard could do better. Presentation organized by the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning for new faculty. University Club, McMaster.

Wilson, T., Dumbrill, G., Rivard, D., Joliffe, E. (2013, April). Engaging service users, and/or the communities they belong to: Challenges, Opportunities, and Promising Practices. A panel presentation at the Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Symposium, Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Buck, S., Chooi-Harley, J., & Dumbrill, G. (2012, November). Ganikwiyoh (a good mind) in child welfare? A community presentation and debate at Six Nations Polytechnic. Six Nations Reserve, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G C. (2012, November). Child welfare and anti-oppression. Presentation at a staff retreat for Family and children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County. Guelph, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G C. (2012, October). Racism: What it is, how it happens, who benefits and who loses. A community presentation hosted by the McMaster Office if Human Rights and Equity Services. McMaster University, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C., & Yee, J, Y. (2012, May). Inclusivity. An informal roundtable discussion and lunch with Toronto-area health charities about working with diverse populations and communities. Hosted by the Royal Bank and Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2012, April). AOP child welfare practice: How do we get there from here? Keynote address at, Navigating anti-oppressive practice in child welfare symposium. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2012, March). Understanding ableism and other isms: A general theory of oppression. Student Initiative on Gender and Health and McMaster Interprofessional Student Collaborative. McMaster Univetrsity Health Sciences.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2011, September). Engaging students. A presentation to faculty and TAs organized by the McMaster Center for Leadership and Learning. McMaster University, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2011, September). My journey through the academy. A presentation to first year first generation student at, a celebration of firsts. McMaster University, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2011, May). Technology in teaching: PowerPoint design. A presentation to faculty and TAs organized by the McMaster Center for Leadership and Learning. McMaster University, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2010, October). The policy limits to anti-oppressive child protection: The need for a paradigm shift. Presentation at, Anti-oppressive perspective in practice: Experiences of the Children’s Aid Societies (CASs) in Hamilton. McMaster School of Social Work AOE Committee.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2010, March). The promise of inclusion in child welfare: What does this really mean? Plenary panel at Diversity and inclusion on day conference at Hamilton Children’s Aid Society.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2010, April). Invited “discussant” at an international child welfare conference. Failing to protect: Moving beyond gendered responces. University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2008, September). The context of the collaborative child welfare model. The Collaborative Child Welfare Roundtable 2008. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies. Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2008, April). Dealing with issues of race, racism and other isms in child welfare training. Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies train the trainers workshop, Hamilton.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2008, April). The importance of anti-oppressive practice, anti-racism and social inclusion in child protection work. Brant Children's Aid Society.

Dumbrill, G C. (2008, March). Differential response: The future of child welfare. Keynote address at Differential Response in Action Symposium. Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

Dumbrill, G. C., & Soderquist, M. (2008, February). Our calling to pursue racial justice. A presentation at the Hamilton True City Conference.

Lo, W., Yoryor, I., Marr, M., & Dumbrill, G. C. (2008, February). Seeking social justice through giving voice to those on the margins. A presentation at the Hamilton True City Conference.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, December). How can multidisciplinary health teams meet the needs of racially and culturally diverse populations? Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, November). The need for anti-racism in the academy. A presentation to the anti-racism presentation to the McMaster University Peer Conduct Review Board.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, November). Anti-racism: A key to an inclusive student community. A presentation to McMaster Student Union members.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, August). A Diversity Worker’s Guide to an Inclusive Community: Looking through the Lens of Anti-Racism. A presentation to McMaster Student Union diversity workers.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, August). The Fundamentals of an Inclusive Community: Looking through the Lens of Anti-Racism. A presentation to McMaster Student Union managers.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, March). International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Issues in Delivering Multidisciplinary Mental Health Services across Racial and Cultural "Difference." Schizophrenia Service Rounds at St. Joseph's Centre for Mountain Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C., (2007, March). Social Workers Making a Difference: Issues of Race and Culture in Health Care. A Social Work Week 2007 Presentation to Social Workers of St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences & St. Joseph’s Hospital, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2007, March). Intergrating Faith and Anti-Oppressive Work. Integrating Faith and Practice Conference, Redeemer University College & North American Association of Christians in Social Work. Ancaster, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C., Kabetu, S., & Lo, W. (2007, March). Racism and the Church Part II: Exploring the Solutions. Organized by Bethany Gospel Chapel, First Hamilton Christian Reformed Church, Hughson Street Baptist Church, Little Bethel Community Church, Philpott Memorial Church & Wentworth Baptist Church. Hamilton, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2007, February). Racism and the Church Part I: Exploring the Problem. "True City Conference," organized by Bethany Gospel Chapel, First Hamilton Christian Reformed Church, Hughson Street Baptist Church, Little Bethel Community Church, Philpott Memorial Church & Wentworth Baptist Church. Hamilton, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C., & Lo, W. (2007, February). Understanding Racism and Other isms: An Entry Point for Social Justice Work. The Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG), McMaster University, Hamilton.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2007, January). An introduction to Solution Focused Intervention. Haldimand & Norfolk Children’s Aid Society, Ontario.

Kabetu, S., Dumbrill, G. C., & Lo, W. (2007, January). Widening the Circle: An Introduction to Anti-Racism. Christian Reformed Church in North America, Burlington, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2006, November). Anti-Racism: A Christian Imperative? Philpott Memorial Church & True City, Hamilton.

Sammon, S., & Dumbrill, G. C., (2006, November). The Journey Towards and Inclusive Organization. Hamilton Catholic Family Services.

Dumbrill, G. C.(2006, October). Child Welfare Practice in Ontario. Ryerson University Internationally Educated Social Workers Program, Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2006, June). Child welfare service users’ theory: The key to Anti-oppressive practice? James Cook University, Queensland, Australia.

Koster, A., & Dumbrill, G. C. (2006, April). A Collaborative Model for Child Welfare Intervention. Dalhousie University School of Continuing Education, Halifax.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2005, May). Solution focused approaches in child protection. Children's Aid Society of Owen Sound and the County of Grey, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2004, June). Social work in Canada. Internationally Educated Social Workers’ Network. Access Alliance, Toronto.

Yee, J. Y., & Dumbrill, G. C. (2004, January). Whiteness. Nipissing University, Muskoka Campus, Bracebridge, Ontario.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2003, February). Parental perceptions of Children’s Aid Society Intervention. Ontario Children’s Aid Society Directors of Services Meeting, Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2002, November). Parental experience of child protection intervention. Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child and Family Speaker Series. University of Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2002, October). Ableism. Student Open Forum on Disabilities. McMaster University, Hamilton.

Dumbrill, G. G. (2000). Racism: Understanding Whiteness. Ryerson Polytecnic University, Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2000). Understanding Oppression: The Impact of Whiteness. L.I.F.E. Institute (Learning is Forever) Ryerson University Continuing Education for Seniors, Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2000). Does Solution Focused Therapy Have a Place in Anti-oppressive Social Work? Ryerson University School of Social Work, Toronto.

Dumbrill, G. C. (2000). Comparative Child Welfare: Britain and Canada. University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work, Toronto.