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

  1. CommuniTEA with James Ellis

    November 13, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Join us to learn from Dr. James Ellis as he leads our CommuniTea this month. Dr. Ellis will bring his keen knowledge and research on how racial-ethnic and low-income backgrounds influence college attendance rates. His talk is sure to be insightful, and a time to learn about him, his research, and spend time in community with CASC students.

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  2. SSW Meeting - Graduation Committee

    November 13, 2023 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  3. Healing Through Movement

    November 13, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Join us for a special workshop with Dr. Sohini Chakraborty, Founder and Director of Kolkata Sanved, a Dance Movement Therapy organization based in Kolkata, India. The workshop will focus on the Sampoornata approach of Dance Movement Therapy. Developed by Kolkata Sanved, this approach is dedicated to healing and nurturing overall well-being.  The workshop will be divided into two parts: an experiential process and an interactive discussion. It will be an immersive workshop that delves into the transformative power of Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) through the lens of the Sampoornata approach.

    Participants will have the opportunity to experience the power of Sampoornata in promoting holistic well-being, empowerment and social change.  

    Light refreshments will be served.

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  4. CASC Info Session

    November 14, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

    The CASC Info Session provides an opportunity to learn more about the minor, its requirements, course offerings, the MSW preferred admissions program and other ways to get involved in programs, events, and other experiences in the minor. We invite you to join us for a virtual presentation.

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  5. Community Conversation: Social Work in Our Personal Lives

    November 14, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    When trained and dedicated to see patterns through a social work lens, it is hard to “turn off” this perspective. However, taking on the role of social worker all the time, especially within our personal relationships, can lead to unhealthy dynamics and burnout. To what extent should we bring our social work education and skills to our personal lives and relationships, while considering ethical dynamics and healthy boundaries? How can we use the benefits of our education to enrich our personal lives in healthy ways?

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  6. ENGAGE Community Engagement Showcase

    November 15, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    ENGAGE will be hosting a Community Engagement Showcase!

    This celebratory and informative showcase will highlight the work of students, staff, and faculty in the community and will allow attendees to network and mingle with one another. This is a chance to connect to the exciting work already underway and to explore ways to contribute meaningfully in the future. Please join us!

    This event will be held in a hybrid format, both in person at the School of Social Work and virtually via Zoom. Information on how to join the Zoom meeting will be sent to attendees closer to the event date. Food will be served to everyone attending in person.

    If you are interested in presenting your work at the showcase, click here to access the faculty and staff submission form or here to access the student submission form. All submissions are due by Wednesday, October 18th, 2023.

    If you have any questions, please contact Fatima Salman at fsalman@umich.edu.

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  7. For Prospective Students - Connect Virtually with Current MSW Students! For Prospective Students - Connect Virtually with Current MSW Students!

    November 15, 2023 - 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. 

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  8. Undoing Racism Workgroup

    November 16, 2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    The journey to dismantle racism has not ended. Join us to build community collaboration and continue the conversation about anti-racist practice. We invite all members of our school community to attend meetings.

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  9. Unity in Diversity Dinner

    November 16, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

    This event, which is co-sponsored by the Office of Global Activities, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Global Social Work Practice Pathway aims to bring together all the members of the SSW community who are interested in engaging in conversations about social justice from a global lens! It will be a great opportunity to connect, learn about how social justice issues manifest in our different home communities, and have foods that tell stories about diverse cultural backgrounds.

    During the event, there will be tables set up where attendees who are interested in discussing a similar social justice issue can sit together and discuss how that issue manifests in different communities across the globe. Participants will have the opportunity to rotate to different tables to discuss more than one theme. At the end of the event, everyone will come together to talk about their experiences and what they have learned.

    Students, faculty members, and staff will be serve dinner from different restaurants in Ann Arbor that serve food reflecting various global cuisine, in order to further celebrate diverse cultural backgrounds.

    Kindly note that the deadline to fill out this RSVP form is Monday, November 13, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

     

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  10. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for the Queer Community

    November 17, 2023 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    This course will focus on the usage of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with the Queer community in addressing mental health concerns. The Queer community experiences a large amount of discrimination, both on a micro and macro lens that leads to ongoing stressors. These stressors and environmental factors lead to a higher prevalence rate of mental illness within the Queer community. DBT, an evidence-based psychotherapy, has been shown to be beneficial for overall mental health, addressing self-injurious behaviors, emotional challenges, Major Depressive Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. This course will address how to apply and use DBT with clients from the LGBTQIA2S+ community in an affirming and validating way.

    This course will cover Minority Stress Theory, and Biosocial Theory as well as review and introduce skills from the 4 core modules of DBT, mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and effective communication.

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

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