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Showing events starting from September 1, 2023 up to September 30, 2023

  1. SSW Meeting - Doctoral Committee

    September 12, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  2. Certificate in Dismantling Oppression

    September 12, 2023 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET

    Working towards social justice requires the intentional development of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture by intervening at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. The Certificate in Dismantling Oppression is designed for individuals in all areas of practice. Individuals and organizations that have a commitment to challenging social injustices will apply core concepts and strategies to disrupt oppression at interpersonal and institutional levels. Participants will learn how oppression interferes with achieving social justice within the United States, increase knowledge of anti-oppressive practices, and obtain tools to dismantle oppression using common agreements...

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

  3. SSW Meeting - Recruitment, Admissions, Student Services and Financial Aid Committee (RASSFA)

    September 13, 2023 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM ET

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  4. OFE - Hospital Placement Information Session

    September 13, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET

    As a part of the field application process, the Office of Field Education will be hosting a session for students considering hospital-based placements via zoom on Wednesday 09/13/23 from 12-1 p.m. This session will focus on requirements for most hospital-based placements and other important considerations as you prioritize your placement interests. Topics to be covered include medical vs psychiatry placements, macro placements, training programs within the placements, and specific application processes for individual health care systems. There will be a recording posted for those unable to  join the live sessions.

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  5. SSW Student Org & Resource Fair SSW Student Org & Resource Fair

    September 13, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

    The School of Social Work will be hosting the Student Org Fair in the lower level commons. This is a great opportunity to connect with SSW Student Orgs and others to learn about the different ways to get involved during your time here at Michigan! 

    To get a complete list of all SSW Student Org, check out our SSW Student Org Directory!

  6. Clinical Social Work Post Graduate Training Program Informational Session

    September 14, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET

    The Social Work Post Graduate Program provides a 1 - 2 year post Masters graduate training with extensive clinical experience, supervision and educational opportunities in clinical social work while working towards full licensure.

    For more details, and a Q&A with current Fellows, join us via Zoom on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023; 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

  7. History to Present Day: Race and Housing in Ann Arbor

    September 14, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET

    As the 8th most economically segregated city in the nation, with a poverty rate that is twice the national average, unsurprisingly Ann Arbor is experiencing a housing crisis. Often not discussed is the fact that economic segregation heavily mirrors racial segregation, and like every other city in the nation, Ann Arbor has a dark history of racially discriminatory housing practices. Today, our once substantial Black community has been driven down to only 5% of our population, and now some of Ann Arbor's once historically Black neighborhoods are being sold as the hottest real estate in town. How did we get here? And where did our Black community - who helped to build this town - go? What kind of housing policies, practices, and initiatives can we undertake today to address the mistakes of our past so we call back in our Black community and begin to heal? Join this virtual discussion exploring the history of discriminatory housing policies and practices, their impact on our local housing, and the urgency of now. This session will be co-facilitated by Jess Letaw, community organizer and policy advocate for housing and affordability, and a board member of Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority and co-host of the Ann Arbor AF podcast. Panelists include Chair of Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Prof. Matthew Countryman, among others TBA.

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  8. SSW Meeting - Community Action and Social Change (CASC) Undergraduate Minor Advisory Committee

    September 14, 2023 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  9. Workshop & Expo for Small Businesses: New Opportunities for Creating Equitable Enterprises in Detroit

    September 14, 2023 - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET

    As part of DesignCore’s Month of Design series of events, Dr. Trina Shanks and Sonia Harb are hosting a workshop in collaboration with U-M units from four schools on campus: Business + Impact (B+I) at the Ross School of Business; the Community Enterprise Clinic at the Law School; the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project at the Ford School of Public Policy; and ENGAGE at the School of Social Work.

    Open to all community members thinking about starting a business, nonprofit, or co-op, particularly those looking into green energy. This workshop will introduce equitable models of business and employment. Community members, business owners, scholars, students, and industry experts will discuss models that empower employees, foster community development, promote democratic decision making and participatory management, and provide an avenue for broad-based wealth distribution.

    The event will begin with a hands-on design exercise to introduce the key steps to launching a business including researching customer needs, defining opportunities, brainstorming solutions, prototyping a business model, and testing its feasibility. Expert overviews of new business opportunities in Detroit will be provided that have been enabled by recent innovations in the building blocks of business and policy changes such as the Inflation Reduction Act. Resources developed at the University of Michigan will be shared, followed by a resource fair featuring no-cost providers at the University of Michigan and beyond to help with the startup process. The event will also have catered food and drink.

    Register here

  10. Suicide Prevention Awareness Event at Ypsilanti District LIbrary
Suicide Prevention Awareness Event at Ypsilanti District LIbrary

    September 14, 2023 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET

    The Suicide Prevention, Treatment, and Research Lab (STaR) and Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (CMH) are hosting an event to raise awareness about suicide prevention, foster dialogue, and promote community engagement. There will be opportunities to engage with the team, learn about suicide prevention, and get some merch! Please join us at the event at the Ypsilanti District Library on Thursday, September 14th from 6-8 PM. Contact Nidhi Tigadi ( with any questions.

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