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Academic Success

Our students succeed because of outstanding classroom instruction, supervised field work, and caring academic advisors. More

Our School

Challenging minds, Leading change, Transforming lives

First-Rate Faculty

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

Making a difference

Leadership, advocacy, and passion to serve the most vulnerable populations both locally and globally

Lifelong Learning

Outstanding lectures and workshops presented by the School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development More

Well-Prepared Graduates

Ph.D. program that emphasizes readiness to pursue careers as social work educators and scholars.

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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WELCOME DAYS - MSW INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
September 24 2014 at 5:30 PM
University Center Macomb
WELCOME DAYS - M.S.W. INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of these sessions prior to making application. At the meetings, we cover in detail about the M.S.W. program, careers, concentrations, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and so much more…. MSW - Pre-Candidate Master with Advanced Standing Status:  Only students who hold a baccalaureate degree of Social Work from a CSWE accredited program are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Summer Term.   MSW - Core/Regular Status:  Only those who hold a baccalaureate degree in another discipline besides Social Work are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Fall Term. 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 program.  Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit all application materials to the program by the Priority Processing date of October 1st.  All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline of April 1st.
Brief Psychopharmacology for Social Workers (3CEUs)
September 25 2014 at 6:00 PM
Thompson Home
Register Online Explore the role of social workers in the area of client psychopharmacological treatment provision. Learn the various classes of psychopharmacological agents and various brain circuits involved in psychological symptomology. Gain tools to assist client understanding and self- advocacy in their medication treatment compliance. Instructor: Teresa Green L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
School Social Work Refresher Course- 2 days (12 CEUs)
September 26 2014 at 9:00 AM
Oakland Center - Educational Outreach
Register Online This two day course is for MSW's whose Temporary Approval for School Social Work is at the five year mark and will soon expire. Required to renew approval for an additional five years, this refresher reviews current special education law, identifies the recent evolution of Michigan educational policies, and includes current evidenced-based assessments that are used to support students in schools. Instructors: Karen Weiner L.M.S.W. and Charlene McGunn Ph.D.
WELCOME DAYS - MSW INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
October 2 2014 at 3:00 PM
150 Thompson Home
WELCOME DAYS - M.S.W. INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of these sessions prior to making application. At the meetings, we cover in detail about the M.S.W. program, careers, concentrations, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and so much more…. MSW - Pre-Candidate Master with Advanced Standing Status:  Only students who hold a baccalaureate degree of Social Work from a CSWE accredited program are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Summer Term.   MSW - Core/Regular Status:  Only those who hold a baccalaureate degree in another discipline besides Social Work are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Fall Term. 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 program.  Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit all application materials to the program by the Priority Processing date of October 1st.  All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline of April 1st.
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