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  1. SSW Meeting - Doctoral Committee »

    February 19, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  2. Social Work is a Political Profession Social Work is a Political Profession »

    February 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Dr. Shannon Lane, author of "Political Social Work: Using Power to Create Social Change and Social Welfare Policy in a Changing World," discusses her book at the School of Social Work.  Lane is a pioneer and leader in the field of political social worker and professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Lane began her political career in her undergraduate studies by working for the United States Senate and then pursued her MSW from U-M.

    She will discuss how to engage individuals and communities in voting, influencing policy agendas and seekings and holding elected office. Lane will introduce critical thinking exercises in the areas of power, empowerment and conflict; planning political interventions; empowering voters; persuasive political communication; and making ethical decisions in political social work.  The seminar will also touch on the roots of social workers historically involved in political action to challenge systemic social inequality.

    This material is based upon work supported by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching's Instructional Development Fund and CEW + Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund

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  3. Second Year Continuing Students Field Placement Materials Due for Fall 2020 Placement »

    February 19, 2020 - 5:00pm

    20-month Peace Corps applicants apply for Field in event they are not accepted into the Peace Corp.

  4. Motivational Interviewing for Social Workers »

    February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Utilizing numerous materials including the Professional Training Videotape Series developed by William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick, this five-week series of 3-hour instruction and skill-building sessions will provide a basic introduction to Motivational Interviewing. Using the video material and supplemental handouts, along with lecture, role-playing and group discussion, this course will lay a foundation for participants to begin to develop their clinical skills in helping people accomplish change in areas of difficult behavior.

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

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