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  1. Connect Virtually with a Current MSW Student! »

    October 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    What's the program really like? Where is your field placement? What do social work students do for fun? Join an MSW student as well as other prospective MSW students for a live webchat about the School of Social Work.  Our MSW students are excited to answer any questions that you have and share their feedback about the program. 

    Click here to RSVP »

  2. The Ethical Pendulum: Insight from Alumni Across the Social Work Profession »

    October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    This will be a virtual panel discussion. The aim of this panel is to widen the understanding of ethical situations across the social work profession. Panelists will draw on their personal skills, experience, and knowledge base from their practice lens while discussing evidence-based best practices in handling ethical challenges. Panelists will draw on their skills and knowledge identifying & unpacking the current public health crises such as COVID-19 and racism to share their insight on ethical concerns that impede or improve the service system delivery, quality of life, access, and emotional toll across the field.

    Speakers

    Lauren Birks, LLMSW; Abigail Eiler, LMSW; Mary Eldredge, LMSW; Karrie Schultz, LLMSW; & William Vanderwill, LMSW

    Agenda

    6:00 - 6:15pm - Welcome & Opening remarks

    6:15 - 6:45pm - Ethical dilemmas faced in daily practice

    6:45 - 7:45pm - Best practices and delivery of intervention strategies

    7:45 - 8:00pm - Wrap up / Q & A / Closing

    Learning Objectives

    Describe at least two perspectives on how ethical challenges are assessed & addressed with regard to current events.

    Identify evidence-based interventions and ethical best practices across the social work profession.

    CE Approval Statement

    The University of Michigan School of Social Work, provider #1212, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The University of Michigan School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 5/15/2020-5/15/2023. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 synchronous online ethics continuing education contact hours.

    Register here »

  3. ENGAGE: The Power of Your Vote ENGAGE: The Power of Your Vote »

    October 8, 2020 - 12:00pm

    This is a monumental year in our political history, with the upcoming election in November having the power to address various human and civil rights issues. Join us for a special virtual discussion on the power of your vote, how voting can combat supremacy and hate, the logistics of voting during a pandemic, and voter suppression. This session will feature special guests including Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Inclusion, Equity and Social Responsibility Partner at Honigman LLP and member of the Detroit NAACP, Attorney Khalilah Spencer. This session will be moderated by long-time voting justice advocate and Executive Director of Detroit Action, Branden Snyder. School of Social Work students will also have the ability to ask panelists questions about voting and voting rights.

    Attending this session counts for field credit. Please document your attendance and contact your field faculty supervisor for information.

    1.5 Regular CE contact hour

    CE Approval Statement

    The University of Michigan School of Social Work, provider #1212, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The University of Michigan School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 5/15/2020-5/15/2023. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.5 synchronous online continuing education contact hours.

    Please see the CE Policies page for more information about continuing education.

    Watch the Recording Here

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

    October 8, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  5. Idealist.org Virtual Graduate School Fair »

    October 8, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Stop in at this online fair to chat with admissions counselors about the University of Michigan School of Social Work MSW program. Topics covered will include: Online Program, Residential Program, Curriculum Options, Application Process, Financial Aid, and more.

    Click here to RSVP »

  6. 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Short Film Drop-in »

    October 9, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

    Join the UM-SSW Access & Inclusion Task Force to the first in a series of activities, kicking off a month-long celebration of 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

     

  7. Working with Transitional Age Youth with Behavioral Health Conditions »

    October 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Transitional age youth, defined as the transition period from adolescence to young adulthood, represents a developmental periods characterized by, among other things, increased risk taking and vulnerability for behavioral and mental health conditions. Yet the social work theoretical, empirical and practice literature remain underdeveloped, particularly for transitional age youth with behavioral health and mental health conditions. Social work practitioners and researchers alike play an essential role in ameliorating behavioral health conditions among transitional age youth. This course focuses on the state of the science when working with transitional age youth with behavioral health conditions. Students in this course will acquire a general understanding of (1) the prevalence and variations of behavioral health conditions among this overlooked and vulnerable population, (2) etiological factors associated with behavioral health conditions, (3) theoretical frameworks to inform practice with transitional age...

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

  8. SSW Meeting - Executive Committee »

    October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  9. SSW Meeting - Graduation Committee »

    October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  10. CASC Info Session (October) »

    October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Interested in learning more about the Community Action and Social Change minor? Join an info session to learn more.

    These informationals provide an opportunity to learn more about the minor, requirements, course offerings, the msw prefered admissions program, and other opportunities to get involved in programs, events, and other experiences in the minor. We invite you to join us for a virtual presentation Tuesday, October 13th from 12 - 1PM. 

    In order to join, complete the RSVP below. The zoom link and official invitation will be sent the day before the event, via email.

    We look forward to meeting you!

    RSVP

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