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  1. SSW Meeting - Curriculum Committee »

    June 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  2. CEW+Inspire Workshop Series: Understanding Nutrition and Community Health – A Journey from Service to Research to Advocacy »

    June 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    During this workshop, attendees will follow Dr. Cindy Leung’s trajectory in public health. Exploring her early work in local food banks with food-insecure populations and her scientific research on the effectiveness of our federal food programs, attendees will then discuss her present-day qualitative research to better understand the lived experiences of food-insecure individuals. Participants will learn about populations affected by food insecurity, including low-income families and college students. To wrap up the session, attendees will learn how all of this information is being used to design programs and affect future policies to benefit food-insecure populations. A hands-on wellness activity will be presented by the CEW+ Inspire team to complement this workshop.

    The discussion will be followed by a networking reception.


  3. Let’s Talk: Microaggressions & Strategies for Resilience  »

    June 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Led by the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) Wellness Counselor Kate Hagadone, PhD, LP, and OGPS Admissions & Diversity Coordinator Reginald Beasley, MA, session focuses on microaggressions prevention and useful strategies when they do occur. Snacks served. Free and open to the public.

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  4. Final Public School Field Placement Educational Agreement Due for All Advanced Standing Students »

    June 27, 2019 - 5:00pm

    Final public school field placement educational agreement due for advanced standing students.

  5. Legal Issues of Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities »

    June 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This course helps students increase their understanding of the legal issues frequently encountered by older adults and persons with disability, including estate planning, planning for incapacity, guardianship, elder abuse and exploitation, advocacy for quality long-term care and other services, eligibility for long-term care benefits and services, and elder abuse and exploitation. Students will discuss readings and case studies in small groups with other students and write short reflective pieces, as well as having the option to observe court proceedings.

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

  6. Independence Day Holiday »

    July 4, 2019

  7. Navigating the Licensure Maze - Everything you need to know! »

    July 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Michelle Woods, Director of Career Services will discuss the licensure process for Michigan and how to research procedures for other states. The ASWB licensure exam process will be discussed as well. 

  8. Ask a Current MSW Student Webinar - For Incoming Students »

    July 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    What's the program really like? Where is your field placement? What do social work students do for fun? 

    Join several of our MSW students for a live web chat. They're excited to answer any questions that you have and share their feedback about the program. 

    This is an off-site, web-based session and may be attended via the Internet. The session will be recorded.

     View Recording Here » 

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  9. Immigration Enforcement, Human Rights, and Social Justice »

    July 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This mini-course focuses on the real community and personal impact of a public policy with sweeping national controversy, many deaths, and significant questions about social justice, racial discrimination, and even intent in the constitution. Because it is a mini-course, rather than a full course, this course will concentrate on one aspect of immigration policy? undocumented immigrants and the public policy strategy of enforcement for undocumented immigrants at the border and in the interior of the country. Along with discussion of the policies and practices of enforcement, we will bring local enforcement activities to the table and examine their impact on people, families, and Michigan communities. The discussion will have a global, national, state, and a local component. Students in this course will acquire the skills to critically analyze this aspect of immigration policy and its controversies. and about community and organization responses and activism.

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

  10. Current Treatments for Trauma Survivors »

    July 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This course addresses the theoretical framework of trauma and trauma treatment from a culturally and philosophically diverse perspective. It seeks to provide information about why and how trauma and PTSD occur and how trauma treatment is affected by type of trauma experience, socioeconomic and cultural factors, individual personality and family functioning. Attention is focused on life span development and the meaning of trauma at different ages. Various types of trauma and trauma treatment are discussed from an individual, family, and socio/cultural perspective. The importance of understanding trauma and its relationship to grief and loss will be addressed. Coping and resiliency in surviving and recovering from trauma are explored, emphasizing the diversity of human response and focusing on the significance of social groups in integrating trauma. The formation and practice of rituals, and diversity in religious and spiritual experience as a component of coping with trauma will be discussed. Trauma treatments will be discussed, including treatment immediately after a trauma treatment and treatments occurring later, integrated treatments, and evidenced-based treatments.

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

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