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  1. Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MasterTrack™ Certificate and MSW Information Session

    February 16, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

    Learn more about the Coursera-based Social Work: Practice, Policy, and Research MasterTrack™ Certificate and how this certificate can be applied to the University of Michigan's MSW program. During this session we will discuss the structure of the MasterTrack certificate, the full MSW degree program, and the application process for students interested in earning their Master of Social Work degree online or on-campus through the University of Michigan. The online MSW Program Director, Prof. David Cordova will also discuss how the MasterTrack can help advance you in the field of social work and your overall professional career. 

    *Please note: This session is informational only and does not provide a certificate of completion.

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  2. 2022 Leon and Josephine Winkelman Memorial Virtual Lecture | Part II

    February 16, 2022 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

    The Leon and Josephine Winkelman Lecture Series was established at the University of Michigan School of Social work by the Winkelman brothers - Stanley J., John, Frederick R., and Henry R. - as a memorial to their parents.

    The lecture series provides a forum for the presentation of new and emerging knowledge from the social sciences and the helping professions in the field of gerontology and for the discussion of the applications of such knowledge to the development of social policy, the organization and management of social welfare services, and the delivery of social work services.

    Event Recording 2022 Virtual Winkelman Lecture Part II The Future of LGBTQ+ Caregiving: Visibility and Transformation

    Angela K. Perone, PhD, JD, MSW, MA, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow, National Academy of Medicine, Fellow, U.S. Senate

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted and underscored caregiving issues across the globe. Many communities have adapted to new circumstances that require new approaches to caregiving. LGBTQ+ communities are no different. However, with a rich and unique history of caregiving from families of choice, LGBTQ+ communities offer important insights for caregiving for a larger population. To understand these possibilities, this discussion will provide a brief historical overview of LGBTQ+ caregiving, discuss key issues and hot topics, and conclude with a vision for the future.

     
    Keynote Speaker

    Angela (Angie) K. Perone, PhD, JD, MSW, MA is currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow through the National Academy of Medicine and currently serving as a staff member in the U.S. Senate. Upon completing this fellowship, Perone will join the faculty at the University of California Berkeley School of Social Welfare where she will also lead its Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services. Perone is a licensed attorney and interdisciplinary scholar. Her research focuses on the intersection of law and social services with a particular focus on healthy and equitable aging, caregiving, and rights construction among health and social service providers. Perone previously served as a civil rights attorney. During this time she engaged in trial and appellate advocacy, policy, and education on racial justice, health, and caregiving issues and oversaw a national LGBTQ+ Elder Law Program. She subsequently served as the founding Executive Director of SAGE Metro Detroit where she grew its annual budget from under $50,000 to over $750,000 in five years and helped to provide new services for LGBTQ+ older adults in Michigan. While in Michigan, she was appointed to serve two terms on Michigan's State Advisory Council on Aging.

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