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Nov. 9th Edith Harris Lecture on Behavioral Addictions and Substance Use Disorders. 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

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

Welcoming New Faculty

Michael Kral, an expert on Indigenous Mental Health joins the School of Social Work More on Dr. Kral More

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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


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 - BSW Informational Meeting
October 22 2014 at 12:00 PM
University Center Macomb - Educational Outreach
Meeting held at the University Center Macomb, 44575 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48038. 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.
WSU School of Social Work hosts Flu Clinic
October 23 2014 at 2:00 PM
Old Main
Flu Shots for the WSU School of Social Work The WSU Campus Health Center (CHC) will be providing Flu Shots to WSU Social Work students at NO CHARGE to the students. The flu shot clinic will be held in Old Main, Room 0165 on Thursday, October 23rd from 2 to 4 p.m. CHC will bill your health insurance for the flu vaccine and administration. However, there is no out-of-pocket cost to the student regardless of insurance payment.  CHC will provide you with a copy of your Proof of Influenza Vaccination for your records. Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration encouraged at http://health.wayne.edu/social-work.php.       Please bring with you to your flu shot appointment:  WSU One Card, Government ID (driver's license or passport) and Health Insurance card (if insured). If you have any questions, please contact the School of Social Work, Office of Admissions and Student Services at 313-577-4409.  STAY HEALTHY - GET IMMUNIZED!
Perspectives on Trauma in Childhood and Adolescence (3 CEUs) "Workshop Full*
October 24 2014 at 9:00 AM
Advanced Technology Education Center - Educational Outreach
Registration Closed This workshop provides up-to-date, research-based information about the psychological/emotional, social, and behavioral consequences for children who experience trauma. Differential effects of various types of abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual) and of neglect are highlighted. The developmental sequelae of the removal of children from the family home to place within the child welfare system will also be discussed.  Large and small group discussion will be employed. *DHS agency workers email ce_ssw@wayne.edu for free registration. Non DHS workers the cost is $35.00* Instructor: Charlene McGunn Ph.D.
Integrative Couples Therapy: Blending Behavioral, Cognitive and Experiential Interventions (6 CEUs)
October 25 2014 at 9:00 AM
Oakland Center - Educational Outreach
Register Online This workshop is designed to have clinicians learn an integrative approach in assessing and treating relational problems that couples present.  Attendees will be introduced to a systematic method for evaluating the type of intervention that may be the most clinically useful at various stages of couple’s therapy and interventions that are aimed at differing levels of conflict and dysfunction. The workshop presents therapy techniques that are targeted at altering the behavioral, cognitive, affective, and unconscious/intrapsychic dynamics that contribute to problematic couple relationships. Instructor: David Castine, L.M.S.W., L.M.F.T.
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