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2010 APHA Annual Meeting Conference Scholarships

Posted On: 08/27/10 | Comments (0)

The Disability Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) in collaboration with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is excited to announce four new $1000 conference travel scholarship opportunities for graduate students to attend the 2010 APHA Annual Meeting from November 6-10, 2010 in Denver, CO.

Click to learn more about the 2010 APHA Annual Meeting.

Click here for application information.

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students


Posted On: 08/25/10 | Comments (0)

*REQUIRED* PRE-FIELD WORKSHOPS to prepare Incoming ADVANCED and FOUNDATION Students starting Field in Fall, 2010 with information necessary for field placement

**Field credit is given for attending the ENTIRE sessions**

SW 691: Incoming ADVANCED Field (Advanced Standing, Transfer, Field Exemption Students starting Field in Fall 2010)
Thursday, September 2nd: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
School of Social Work – Educational Conference Center (ECC)

SW 515: Incoming FOUNDATION Field (1st Year 20-Month & Out-of-Sequence Students starting Field in Fall 2010)
Thursday, September 2nd: 1:30 p.m. – 5:00p.m.
School of Social Work - Educational Conference Center (ECC)

Categories: MSW Students

Important Registration Information

Posted On: 08/24/10 | Comments (0)

Many courses are now closed. Students that need to register for a closed course should submit a petition to enter a closed course as soon as possible. If you are petitioning for a course with multiple sections, please petition for one section of the course and indicate in the notes section other course sections which would work in your schedule as well. Please provide as much information regarding your circumstances in the notes section of the petition(s) as you feel is relevant. For those students submitting petitions on Thursday August 26, 2010 by 5:00 p.m., every attempt will be made to inform them of the outcome of their petitions by Monday August 30, at 5:00 p.m.

Fall Orientation for Incoming MSW Students

Posted On: 08/23/10 | Comments (0)

Please click the following for information and a schedule for Fall Orientation.

Job Opportunity: MCCNY Homeless Youth Services

Posted On: 08/20/10 | Comments (0)

Metropolitan Community Church of New York's Homeless Youth Services program is currently looking for a full-time Social Worker to work with homeless LGBTQ youth. To read the job description, click the 'Read more' button below.

Send resume and cover letter to Lucky S. Michaels, Program Director, at lucky@mccny.org

For more information, visit www.homelessyouthservices.org


Categories: Career Services

Job Opportunities: Two Case Manager Positions, Hope Network

Posted On: 08/19/10 | Comments (0)

Hope Network, a non-profit Christian organization founded in 1963 to empower people with disabilities or disadvantages to achieve their highest level of independence, is hiring:

1 full-time Case Manager position in Hillsdale, MI
1 full-time Case Manager position in Jackson, MI

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Karen Renkema, Hope Network Human Resources at krenkema@hopenetwork.org Questions? Please call 616-726-1939.


Categories: Career Services

Job Opportunity: Clinical Case Manager in Highland Park, MI

Posted On: 08/18/10 | Comments (0)

Spectrum Juvenile Justice Services is currently seeking a Clinical Case Manager. This position works directly with youth, the family and the County or State workers utilizing a Cognitive Behavioral and Rational Emotive Behavioral approach in the assessment, planning and treatment stages with the youth and the family. MA/MSW in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work required.

Salary/Wage Range: $40,000- $45,000

For job responsibilities & how to apply, click 'Read more...'


Categories: Career Services

Four Americorp Postitions Available in NYC

Posted On: 08/18/10 | Comments (0)

The New York Juvenile Justice Corps, a project of the Center for Court Innovation, is seeking four AmeriCorps positions by October 2010: Youth Development Aid, Reentry Aid, Juvenile Outreach Aid, and Help Center Aid.

New York Juvenile Justice Corps members will serve young people throughout New York City to help break the cycle of unmet educational and social needs. The Corps will focus on youth currently involved or at risk of becoming involved in the juvenile justice system, and provide a variety of services and programs that promote educational engagement and address unmet individual and family social needs.

For more information, visit: www.courtinnovation.org or click "Read more"


Categories: Career Services

Job Opportunity: Full-Time Position with Dwelling Place in Grand Rapids, MI

Posted On: 08/13/10 | Comments (0)

Dwelling Place, a nonprofit that provides affordable housing and supportive services in Grand Rapids, is seeking a full-time Social Work position with the Permanent Supportive Housing Program. The applicant must have mental health experience, substance abuse knowledge, ability to advocate for high risk populations and connect with community resources. A Bachelor's degree in social work or related field is required. Computer skills required, preferably Microsoft Office.

Send letter of interest and resume to:
Alonda Miller, Director of Supportive Services
101 Sheldon SE, Suite 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Fax: (616) 454-5249
Email: amiller@dwellingplace.org

Categories: Career Services

Job Opportunity: Crisis Stabilization Specialist in Midland, MI

Posted On: 08/13/10 | Comments (0)

Community Mental Health for Central Michigan is seeking a full-time Crisis Stabilization Specialist in Midland, MI. For job duties, job requirements, and salary estimate, click the 'Read more' button below.

Deadline: Tuesday, 8/17/10 at 5:00pm

Send inquiries and resumes to:
Julie Bayardo, CMIT Supervisor (jbayardo@cmhcm.org)
CMH for Central Michigan
3611 N. Saginaw Road
Midland, MI 48640


Categories: Career Services

Helpful List of Tips & Resources for SSW Students

Posted On: 08/11/10 | Comments (0)

If you’re new to Ann Arbor, or if you’ve been here for years, be sure to check out the following list of tips and resources for SSW students that our current students and alumni have compiled.

Educational Agreements/Evaluations Due Monday, 8/16/10!

Posted On: 08/11/10 | Comments (0)

Educational Agreement Evaluations for Spring/Summer term are due to the Field Office on Monday, August 16, 2010. Include: Signed Field Instructor Narrative, Self-Assessment, and Term Hours Page Completed. Please refer to these guidelines. You can also contact your field faculty/liaison for support.

Categories: MSW Students

Job Opportunity: Case Manager, Hope Network in Jackson

Posted On: 08/09/10 | Comments (0)

Hope Network has an immediate opening for a Case Manager at its office in Jackson. This position is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the person-centered plan to assure that outcomes, tasks and activities reflect consumer strengths, needs and desires; to assure that consumer rights to treatment are delivered in the least restrictive setting; and that consumers have access to community based services. Competency in carrying out psychosocial assessments. Maintain consumer records-meeting all appropriate standards from HIPAA trainings including confidentiality at all times.

Additional Qualifications: Must have a BSW and prior case management experience in a mental health or rehabilitation setting.

Please apply online here or send resumes to scasanova@hopenetwork.org.

Categories: Career Services

How To Find a Work-Study Job

Posted On: 08/04/10 | Comments (0)

Looking for a Work-Study job for next semester? Here are three ways to find one:

1) Visit the UMich Student Employment site and browse listings at https://www.studentemployment.umich.edu. This site also has non-Work-Study and Community Service job opportunities. We recommend following up with a phone call soon after applying online to a posting.

2) Apply to be considered for a position at the School of Social Work by filling out the online Temporary Employment form at https://www.ssw.umich.edu/about/tempemployment/index.html. After filling out this form, you must also send a resume to Human Resources at ssw.hr@umich.edu

3) Research, identify, and contact SSW faculty with interests that are similar to yours, and see if they are in need of any assistance. A list of faculty can be found here. Good luck!

Categories: Career Services

Research Associate Position - RWJ Clinical Scholars Program

Posted On: 08/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program has an opening for a Research Associate to perform project research tasks for an emergency medicine physician working on various health services research projects. The primary project for the associate is a community-based qualitative research project involving both semi-structured interviews and focus groups of Muslim Americans aimed at understanding healthcare values and cultural barriers and ethical dilemmas in the clinical arena.

If interested in applying for this position, please send a resume or CV to Dr. Aasim Padela, aasim@umich.edu. For specific questions about the position, you may contact Dr. Padela directly.


Categories: Career Services

Community Service Day for Incoming MSW Students

Posted On: 08/02/10 | Comments (0)

Kick off fall orientation and the program by taking part in Community Service Day on August 31st! This is a great opportunity to meet other students in the program while helping a nonprofit organization.

Sign up by August 13th -- call the Office of Student Services at 734-936-0961. Sites will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

To view a listing of sites and detailed information, please click on the link above.