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  1. Independence Day Holiday »

    July 4, 2019

  2. Immigration Enforcement, Human Rights, and Social Justice »

    July 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This mini-course focuses on the real community and personal impact of a public policy with sweeping national controversy, many deaths, and significant questions about social justice, racial discrimination, and even intent in the constitution. Because it is a mini-course, rather than a full course, this course will concentrate on one aspect of immigration policy? undocumented immigrants and the public policy strategy of enforcement for undocumented immigrants at the border and in the interior of the country. Along with discussion of the policies and practices of enforcement, we will bring local enforcement activities to the table and examine their impact on people, families, and Michigan communities. The discussion will have a global, national, state, and a local component. Students in this course will acquire the skills to critically analyze this aspect of immigration policy and its controversies. and about community and organization responses and activism.

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  3. Current Treatments for Trauma Survivors »

    July 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This course addresses the theoretical framework of trauma and trauma treatment from a culturally and philosophically diverse perspective. It seeks to provide information about why and how trauma and PTSD occur and how trauma treatment is affected by type of trauma experience, socioeconomic and cultural factors, individual personality and family functioning. Attention is focused on life span development and the meaning of trauma at different ages. Various types of trauma and trauma treatment are discussed from an individual, family, and socio/cultural perspective. The importance of understanding trauma and its relationship to grief and loss will be addressed. Coping and resiliency in surviving and recovering from trauma are explored, emphasizing the diversity of human response and focusing on the significance of social groups in integrating trauma. The formation and practice of rituals, and diversity in religious and spiritual experience as a component of coping with trauma will be discussed. Trauma treatments will be discussed, including treatment immediately after a trauma treatment and treatments occurring later, integrated treatments, and evidenced-based treatments.

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

  4. Tuesday classes end »

    July 23, 2019

  5. Multicultural Competencies in Sexuality Education, Counseling, and Therapy »

    July 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This course will address the sexual health needs of individuals and couples throughout the adult lifespan over diverse cultures and populations. This interpersonal practice minicourse can augment other interpersonal practice courses or can be taken independently. Building on basic sex therapy models and integrating these models with multicultural counseling theory and cultural and ethical competencies, course participants will examine their own cultural backgrounds, belief systems, and biases specifically with reference to sexual health. Utilizing the lifespan approach, key considerations in sexual health education and sexual health treatments will be described. Course participants will learn culturally appropriate assessment, diagnosis, and brief intervention approaches and will be challenged to think about the adjustment of interventions to include multicultural considerations and the intersectionality of clients identities. The course will emphasize strengths-based adaptation and resiliency in individual and couples sexual health challenges. The right to education in sexual health and treatment of sexual health problems will be discussed within the framework of mental health care.

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  6. School of Social Work Commencement »

    July 27, 2019 - 10:00am

    SSW Summer Commencement will be held at Hill Auditorium. A light reception will immediately follow at the School of Social Work in the Educational Conference Center (ECC).

    All MSW degree candidates planning to graduate in August 2019 are encouraged to participate in Summer Commencement. Graduates with accessibility concerns should contact the Office of Student Services as soon as possible at ssw.oss@umich.edu or (734) 936-0961.

    Additional information will be provided prior to the ceremony.

  7. Monday classes end »

    July 29, 2019

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