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Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture Series Archive

Fauri Memorial Lecture Archive

  1. Fedele F. Fauri and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference: Moving Toward Trauma-Informed Inclusive Learning »

    November 18, 2016 - 8:15am to 3:30pm

    The 2016 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference provided an overview on how trauma impacts students, why social workers and educators need to recognize and address the effects of trauma on students' learning, behavior and relationships while they are in school contexts, and showcased Michigan efforts to implement trauma informed practices in schools. There was also discussion on taking action through policy, social work and teaching practice, organizational efforts, cross-professional collaborations and the like. Participants engaged in roundtable discussions to develop and commit to efforts to integrate trauma informed practices into Michigan schools.

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  2. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference: Innovative Service Delivery Models for Child Welfare: Promoting Positive Father Engagement »

    October 30, 2015 - 8:15am to 4:00pm

    In this year's Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference, we highlight emerging best practices and practitioner expertise related to father engagement and inclusion in social services. Our keynote address by Dr. Jay Fagan, from the Fatherhood Practice Research Network, will present new evidence regarding best practices for reaching and engaging fathers in a variety of social service settings, including child welfare. Panelists and presenters from several promising social service programs designed to engage men will discuss practitioner expertise regarding effective strategies for working with fathers and will emphasize culturally responsive strategies for engaging fathers of over-represented African American children in substitute care. These promising new programs fit well within existing service delivery models and are specifically designed to address the unique parenting needs of both residential and nonresidential fathers.

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  3. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference: Disarming Youth Violence: Strategies that Work »

    November 19, 2014 - 8:15am to 5:00pm

    The 2014 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference will address issues of children, adolescents and gun violence, focusing on youth as both victims and offenders. The day-long conference featuring national and local speakers is organized by the School of Social Work’s Child Welfare Learning Community. A primary objective of the conference is to discuss critical issues related to gun violence and identify promising solutions. 

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  4. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Conference: Child Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Child Welfare »

    October 18, 2013 - 8:15am to 6:00pm

    The School of Social Work’s Child Welfare Learning Community collaborated with the School of Social Work’s Global Initiative and the Human Trafficking Clinic at the U-M Law School to present a daylong conference addressing issues of domestic and international sexual exploitation of girls.

    The Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture Series on child welfare is presented annually in recognition of former University of Michigan Dean and Vice President Fedele F. Fauri and his wife.

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  5. Fauri Memorial Lecture Live Webstream »

    September 28, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:15pm

    Due to overwhelming demand, the Fauri Memorial Lecture and Mini-Conference will be live streamed this Friday, September 28 from 9 am - 4:15 pm.

    Here is the link to view the event: http://mediasite.ssw.umich.edu/RossMedia/Play/402700f816b74b308899e30ceef1dc2c1d

    It requires free downloadable software called Silverlight. All SSW computers have the software installed, however if you try to view the live stream and get an error, you should try restarting your computer, and if it still doesn't work you should contact the CATS Office.

    Here is the link to the free downloaded software, if you are viewing from a non-SSW computer: http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/

  6. Fauri Memorial Lecture and Conference: U.S. Immigration Policy and Child Welfare - A Clash of Agendas? »

    September 28, 2012 - 8:15am to 5:00pm

    The Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture Series on child welfare is presented annually in recognition of former University of Michigan Dean and Vice President Fedele F. Fauri and his wife.

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  7. Fauri Memorial Lecture & Conference: The Color of Children in the Child Welfare System »

    November 11, 2011 - 8:15am to 5:00pm

    The annual Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture has been expanded this year to a full-day conference entitled, "The Color of Children in the Child Welfare System". Bryan Samuels, Commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families in the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services will present the keynote.

    Participants will learn: *relevant policies and practices; *the history of African American, Arab American, Latino, and Native American children in the child welfare system and; *the unique challenges of each of the above populations in child welfare services delivery.

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  8. Fedel F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture »

    October 25, 2010 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Can Class Action Lawsuits be a catalyst for change in child welfare? What can the Michigan Case tell us?

    In February, 2009, the U-M SSW Children, Youth and Family Interest Group sponsored a Collaboratory to examine both the Lawsuit filed by Children's Rights against Michigan's Foster Care system and the Settlement Agreement. This year's Fauri Memorial Lecture will examine the progress toward Settlement goals. Using both information from the Federal monitor's reports and their experience, the panel members will provide an
    assessment of Michigan's progress in implementing the Settlement Agreement. Panelists include:
    Kathryne A. O'Grady, J.D., Sara Bartosz, J.D., Vivek S. Sankaran, J.D., and Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W.

    Continuing Education Units are being offered for this lecture and are available for $20.00.

    RSVPs requested by October 18, 2010.  Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at ssw.alumnioffice@umich.edu or 734-763-6886.

  9. Credentials and Competencies for Child Welfare Best Practice: Fauri Memorial Lecture »

    October 27, 2009 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

    The 2009 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memoiral Lecture will feature keynote speakers and panel presenters. Speakers include Joan Zlotnik, PhD, ACSW,
    executive director,
    Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research, and Carol Siemon, JD, director, Child Welfare Training Institute, Michigan Department of Human Services. This session will address the transformation of Michigan's child welfare workforce. Presenters will speak to the national debate about whether a social work degree is the appropriate degree for a child welfare worker, and they will also provide perspectives on what child welfare workers need to know. This session will address cultural humility as an approach to training workers to address the needs of diverse populations in child welfare, trauma-focused interventions in child welfare, the pivotal role of child welfare traineeships, and children and families of color in the child welfare system. A reception will follow in McGregor Commons. Attendees may earn 2.5 social work continuing education units (CEUs).

  10. Fauri Memorial Lecture »

    October 24, 2007 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Howard Markel, MD, PhD, will present the 2007 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture. His presentation, entitled "A Historically Based Thought Experiment: Meeting New Challenges for Children's Health and Well-Being," will explore the United States' readiness to embrace an idea developed nearly 100 years ago: a federal agency devoted to children.

    Howard Markel, the George Edward Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at U-M, is Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Professor of History, Professor of Health Management and Policy, Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the U-M Center for the History of Medicine.
     
    Dr. Markel is a prolific author of books and articles on medical history and pediatrics and frequently contributes to the New York Times. He was an inaugural fellow and scholar at the Center for Scholars and Writers of the New York Public Library and was named a centennial historian of the City of New York for his scholarly study of New York City and the history of public health and immigration.

    RSVP to 734-763-6886 or ssw.alumnioffice@umich.edu

  11. Fauri Lecture: Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General »

    October 12, 2006 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture.

    In 1993, Joycelyn Elders was appointed United States Surgeon General, the
    first African American and the second woman to hold the position. Like many
    of the surgeons general before her, she was an outspoken advocate of a
    variety of health-related causes. Her talk will focus on outcomes for teen
    mothers and is part of the conference Against Health: Resisting the
    Invisible Morality.

    Her lecture is also the U-M School of Social Work's 2006 Fedele F. and Iris
    M. Fauri Memorial Lecture, which is presented annually in recognition of
    the school's first dean and former University of Michigan vice president,
    Fedele F. Fauri, and his wife. Dean Fauri influenced social welfare
    legislation at the state and federal levels through numerous governmental
    positions.

    Co-sponsors: ACLU of Michigan, Affirmations of Ferndale, Michigan Coalition
    for Human Rights, Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW).

  12. Fauri Lecture »

    November 1, 2005 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Marianne Udow, Director of the Michigan Department of Human Services, presents the Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture.

  13. Fauri Lecture by Jonathan Rauch »

    November 3, 2004 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Mr. Jonathan
    Rauch. Mr. Rauch, a highly regarded journalist based in Washington D.C., will be centering his lecture around his latest work, Gay
    Marriage: Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for
    America.

  14. Fauri Lecture by Ruth McRoy, PhD »

    November 3, 2003 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Ruth McRoy presents "Improving Outcomes for Children and Families:
    An Intersystemic Approach to
    Child Welfare Service Delivery," the 2003 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture.

  15. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial Lecture »

    November 14, 2002 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Dr. Michael Sherraden, Benjamin E. Youngdahl
    Professor of Social Development, George Warren Brown School of Social Work,
    Washington University, will present the 2002 Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri
    Memorial Lecture.  Dr. Sherraden will speak about his work on the economic
    development of communities and its implications to children and families.

  16. SSW 80th Anniversary & Fauri Lecture »

    September 20, 2001 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

    A full day symposium highlights the School of Social Work's 80th Anniversary. The schedule includes the Fauri Lecture, and former UM President Harold Shapiro, as well as several SW Emeritus Deans. Faculty and students are required to attend in lieu of classes for the day.

  17. Broadcast Fauri/Meister Lecture from 10/17 »

    November 14, 2000 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Televising of the Fall 2000 Fauri/Meister Lecture will begin at 8pm on Channel 22.

  18. Broadcast of Fauri/Meister Lecture from 10/17 »

    November 12, 2000 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

    Televising of Fall 2000 Fauri/Meister Lecture will begin at 6:50pm on Channel 22.

  19. Broadcast of Fauri/Meister Lecture from 10/17 »

    November 9, 2000 - 5:45pm to 8:00pm

    Televising of the Fauri/Meister Lecture will be broadcast on Channel 22 beginning at 5:50pm on 11/9.

  20. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri Memorial/Susan Blanch Meister Child Health Policy Initiative Lecture on »

    October 17, 2000 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Professor Sara Rosenbaum lectures on "Child Health Policy and the Next American Presidency". Free and open to the public. RSVP by October 7 to SSW Continuing Education. A reception will follow in the McGregor Commons in the School of Social Work.

    This event is cosponsored by the Susan Blance Meister Child Health Policy Initiative (School of Nursing).

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