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  1. SSW Meeting - Community Action and Social Change (CASC) Undergraduate Minor »

    January 22, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  2. SSW Meeting - Doctoral Committee »

    January 22, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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  3. SSW Meeting - Emergency Preparedness Task Group »

    January 22, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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  4. Field Placement Verification Due »

    January 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

    All students currently enrolled in field (SW515 or SW691) must turn in the Field Placement Verification form by this deadline. This form is considered complete after your Field Instructor signs off on it.

    This form only applies to students currently registered for field.

  5. Engagement in Mental Health Services Among Young Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses »

    January 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Join us for a talk with Professor Michelle R. Munson of the New York University Silver School of Social Work. She is a recognized expert in mental health services and interventions for adolescents and young adults and is the director of NYU Silver’s Youth & Young Adult Mental Health Group.  A light lunch will be served.

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  6. SSW Meeting - PRAXIS Committee: Promoting Action for Intersectional Social Justice »

    January 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  7. Evidence-based Parenting Interventions to Help Parents Reduce the Use of Physical Punishment (Part II) »

    January 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    This course focuses on an issue that many social workers confront in their practice with children and families - the use of discipline and physical punishment in childrearing. This course examines research on the effectiveness of a wide range of parental disciplinary approaches. This course introduces a series of evidence-based parenting interventions, and discusses how these interventions approach parents' beliefs and behaviors related to child discipline. We will discuss how cultural norms and beliefs may influence parents' discipline choices, and how social workers can engage in productive dialogue with parents to help parents achieve their parenting aims. Content of this course is based on the book published by the instructor titled "Ending the physical punishment of children: A guide for clinicians and practitioners." Please note that although there are two parts to this course you do not have to attend both parts. The content of each webinar can stand alone.

    Registration for this course is closed. Visit the CE Course Catalog for more offerings.

  8. Using Photovoice for Individual and Community Empowerment »

    January 23, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Photovoice is a process in which people typically those with limited power due to poverty, language barriers, race, class, ethnicity, gender, culture, or other circumstances use video or photo images to document their environment and experiences and share them with others. It uses visual methods to communicate lived experience and to create a basis for discussion and action. The images are often used, with captions composed by the photographers, to bring the realities of the photographers lives home to the public and policy makers and to spur change. However, PhotoVoice can also be a method used direct practice, evaluation, and management settings. This mini-course will cover basic methods for using Photovoice methods with individuals, groups, and communities. The course will provide an overview of the method and its application in different contexts, both domestic and intergernational, and how visual images can be a powerful form for communication. This section of the class will include a walk through the School of Social Work's collection of documentary photography. The ethical dimensions of this method will also be covered. The remainder of the class will teach methods for photovoice and engage students in their own photovoice project. We will end with an exhibit of photos from the course that will take place in our School of Social Work. Relevant core competencies: Values & Ethics: Demonstrates how value base, ethical standards, and principles of the social work profession are applied to practice. Critical Thinking: Actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing,synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication. Assessment: Applying assessment strategies and other data collection methods.

    Registration for this course is closed. Visit the CE Course Catalog for more offerings.

  9. Women in Leadership »

    January 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Evidence suggests that women face unique leadership challenges. Marginalization based on gender, family and work priorities, and societal expectations create a system that hinders the maximization of leadership potential. In addition, women bring diverse capabilities and hold unique characteristics in the work world today. Community benefit organizations must leverage this diversity of leadership to improve decision making, tap into diverse points of view, and inspire social change. This course will examine the social, structural and personal dynamics that differentially impact women and men as leaders. It will prepare all students to identify and harness the specific needs and capabilities of women. It will provide the knowledge and skills to succeed and contribute added value in their roles as leaders at any level.

    Registration for this course is closed. Visit the CE Course Catalog for more offerings.

  10. Assessment and Intervention with Preschool Children »

    January 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Participants will learn about comprehensive assessment and evidence based interventions with pre-school children (ages 3-5). This course aims to increase developmentally relevant and effective practice with preschool children and their families. A particular lens will be assessment and intervention in the context of school, however, assessment and intervention strategies within other settings will also be discussed. Special attention will be paid to the needs of preschool children most likely to be under-served by, or expelled from, preschool (e.g. children with behavior problems, and children impacted by trauma, and children with developmental delays.)

    Registration for this course is closed. Visit the CE Course Catalog for more offerings.

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