September 2, 2019
September 3, 2019
September 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
First day of class for students enrolled in SW 531.
September 11, 2019 - 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.
September 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
This mini-course, offered over two days, will focus on three or four key skills in the area of Managerial Supervision in the Human Services. Day 1 begins with an introduction to Managerial Supervision and the differences between managerial supervision and clinical supervision. We also focus on the tensions between these two work modalities and the conflicts they can create. Issues of power, fatefulness, working to standard, and evaluation are considered as well. Supervisory role playing in triads, with a supervisor, a direct report, and an observer will be used. In the afternoon of Day 1, the focus will be on Supervision for Retention, especially stressing areas, such as child protective service, where the supervisor and the supervisee are involved in fateful decision making but are not geographically proximate. Day 2 will stress the effective Supervisory meeting, both dyadic and group based. The second day concludes with a discussion of decision making within the supervisory context.
September 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
This introductory course will examine the principles of Infant Mental Health intervention with families of infants and young children. Using attachment theory as a foundation, we will examine best practices in supporting early developing relationships between infants and young children and their caregivers. Special attention will be given to understanding the processes through which practitioners can promote infant well-being and expand parenting capacity to nurture and protect their children.
October 2, 2019 - 5:00pm
For all students currently enrolled in field, the Field Educational Agreement is due for review for the Fall 2019 term.
October 3, 2019 (all day)
Students submitting a field application for a Winter 2020 field start can have their Goal Statement and resumes reviewed by the Office of Career Services Writing Center if they choose.
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October 3, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
This mini-course is designed to familiarize students with the current theories of couple therapy. Selected empirically supported models utilized in couple therapy will be examined The course also looks at some of the key issues and challenges faced by therapists who provide couple therapy. This mini-course will be skill based and focus on helping students to learn effective approaches to working with couples in therapy.
October 5, 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.