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  1. Spring Recess begins at noon »

    February 25, 2017

  2. Prospective Student Meeting - Washington, DC »

    March 2, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    This session will provide the opportunity to learn more about the University of Michigan School of Social Work's MSW & PhD Programs. Topics covered will include: MSW/PhD Curriculum, Dual Degree Programs, Application Process, Degree Requirements, and Financial Aid.  Stay for a reception immediatelly following to meet current students and alumni of the School of Social Work.

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  3. Washington DC Alumni Reception  »

    March 2, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Please join us for a special evening reception to reconnect with fellow alumni and meet current School of Social Work students who are interested in working in the DC area. 

  4. Improving Patient-Provider Communication: Insights for Social Work »

    March 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

    This course is designed to introduce social workers to the dynamics of patient provider communication and its importance in improving health care outcomes with a particular emphasis on African American patient experiences. Attendees will learn about the models of communication that provide the highest quality of care, what patients really perceive when facing specific clinician verbal and non-verbal behaviors, and the short and long-term physical and mental health outcomes associated with varying levels of patient-provider communication. The communicative role of social work on health care teams will be discussed as well as strategies for advocating for patients with limited communication skills or few companions and caregivers present to augment patient-provider interactions. Specific research conducted by the instructor on African American men's health communication will be presented in the context of lessons learned about patient and provider communication patterns in the context of cancer care, primary care, mental health discussions, and family interactions.

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  5. Classes resume »

    March 6, 2017

  6. SSW Meeting - Executive Committee »

    March 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for the full schedule information.

  7. MSW & PhD Prospective Student Information Session »

    March 7, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

    This session will provide the opportunity to learn more about the University of Michigan School of Social Work MSW and PhD Programs. Topics covered will include: Curriculum Options, Dual Degree Programs, Application Process, Financial Aid, and more. 

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  8. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student Forum »

    March 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Join the School of Social Work's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to discuss the School of Social Work's DEI Strategic Plan. Learn more about the history of the DEI plan, what is currently being done, and have an opportunity to provide feedback on the plan moving forward. Food will be provided.


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  9. SSW Meeting - Office of Global Activities (OGA) Advisory Committee »

    March 8, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for the full schedule information.

  10. Professional Development after the MSW Program- Career Advancement & Michigan Licensure »

    March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Are you a graduating social work student wanting to get a job? Do I need a license if I am a going into macro social work? How much should I get paid?

    NASW-Michigan Director of Member Services Duane Breijak, LMSW will walk you through some of the immediate obstacles you may face when entering the profession. This workshop will provide an overview of the licensure process in Michigan, supervision requirements, the ASWB exam, as well as give new professional tools for salary negotiation and career advancement.

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