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Lifelong Learning

March 26th Dr. Johnson will present "What Have We Seen with Our Own Eyes? A Social Work Perspective for Addressing the Life Course Challenges Facing African American Males". More on this event More

Community Engagement and Research

Wayne State wins federal funding to ensure competent child welfare workforce. More on this Initiative More

First-Rate Faculty

Our internationally recognized, accessible faculty members bring their real-world research experience to the classroom. More on our Faculty More

Innovative Programs

New Graduate Certificate in Clinical Social Work Theory and Practice now accepting students More on this Certificate More

Interprofessional Education at Work

Social Work students participate in the Interdisciplinary Older Adult Home Visit Program along with Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Services. For more details watch our Engage video More

Alumni Making a difference

Learn how your leadership expertise, advocacy skills, and passion can make a difference in our Alumni Association. Learn more about activities and our board More

Student Support

The Transition to Independence Program works to increase college access and retention rates of foster care youth in Southeast Michigan. More

Welcome

The School of Social Work at Wayne State University is among the nation's leaders in preparing students for professional practice. Our graduates are highly sought after by local and statewide agencies. We invite you to find out how we can help you meet your career goals in the rewarding field of social work.

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Understanding Youth Violence and Victimization: Implications for Social Work Practice (Online Course) (2CEUs)
April 27 2015
Online Programs
THIS ONLINE CEU COURSE IS AVAILABLE ANY TIME & ANY DAY!!!!! Youth violence is a serious social and public health concern, and numerous studies have documented risk factors associated with youth’s exposure to and experiences in violence occurring in multiple contexts. The aim of this online CEU class is to enhance social work practitioners’ understanding of youth violence and how various type of violence impact children and adolescents. The major focus will be on child maltreatment, school bullying and victimization, and juvenile justice involvement. We will explore the associated risk factors and outcomes, particularly among diverse children and adolescents (i.e., racial/ethnic minorities, immigrants, LGBTQ, special education, etc.) and the strengths and drawbacks of the current programs and policies.This is an online continuing education credit hour course that can be completed at your leisure in the comfort of your own home! It is as simple as reading the 3 articles provided, completing a post-test followed by an evaluation and paying the fee. Pending a passing post-test score, a certificate will be e-mailed to you. Visit our website to complete this online course http://socialwork.wayne.edu/continuing-education/online-courses.php Pay Here
Prepping for Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor(CAADC) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) (3 CEUs)
April 29 2015 at 6:00 PM
Thompson Home
Register Here! This exciting and challenging prep course is designed to help participants develop the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to take the MCBAP, written CAADC, and the CADC exams. Experienced facilitators provide intensive reviews of the major topics covered on the exam as well as an overview of test-taking strategies. Participants have the opportunity take a practice exam and discuss sample test questions and strategies. In addition, we will provide resources that emphasize the best practice methods of substance use disorder, knowledge of DSM-V disorders, and assessment tools. Experienced facilitators provide intensive reviews of the major topics covered on the exam as well as an overview of test-taking strategies. Instructors: Fay Martin-Keys, D.L., M.S.W., M.L.S. and Diane McMillan L.M.S.W.,   A.C.S.W.
Welcome Days - BSW Informational Meeting
April 30 2015 at 4:30 PM
Old Main
We strongly encourage all prospective students to attend an informational meeting.  At the meetings, we cover in detail about the B.S.W. program, careers, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and much more... The traditional B.S.W. program begins in the fall semester with a priority processing date of February 1st and deadline date of April 1st.  The B.S.W. - WOW (Where Online Works!) program begins in the winter semester with a priority processing date of October 1st and deadline date of November 15th.  All applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as admissions will close once program capacity has been reached. Applications may be submitted up to one year prior to the start of the beginning term of the selected program. If available, please bring an unofficial copy of your student transcripts to the meeting.
Welcome Days ~BSW Informational Meeting
May 5 2015 at 2:00 PM
Thompson Home
We strongly encourage all prospective students to attend an informational meeting.  At the meetings, we cover in detail about the B.S.W. program, careers, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and much more... The traditional B.S.W. program begins in the fall semester with a priority processing date of February 1st and deadline date of April 1st.  The B.S.W. - WOW (Where Online Works!) program begins in the winter semester with a priority processing date of October 1st and deadline date of November 15th.  All applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as admissions will close once program capacity has been reached. Applications may be submitted up to one year prior to the start of the beginning term of the selected program. If available, please bring an unofficial copy of your student transcripts to the meeting.
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