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Job Opening: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

Posted On: 09/29/11 | Comments (0)

POSITION TITLE: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, Job Category – Exempt, Full Time with Benefits

SALARY: $24.00/hour, negotiable based on experience

LOCATION: Saginaw, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARY:

Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is a federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded grant promoting the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years of age by addressing the physical, emotional, social, cognitive and behavioral aspects of their development.

The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (ECMHC) provides prevention services to help adults nurture the social and emotional development of children ages birth through 8 years in licensed, registered, and enrolled child care, and works to improve the quality of care across settings.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: CMH Central Michigan Case Manager

Posted On: 09/29/11 | Comments (0)

Case Manager position open in Harrison, MI.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Responsible for coordinating an array of services under the functions of case management/supports coordination including person centered planning, assessing, linking and coordinating of services, monitoring, and advocating responsibilities regarding the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, acute or long-term mental illness, and substance use disorders. Must be able to work and communicate well with a variety of individuals and agencies.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Human Services with sufficient experience to perform the position at a satisfactory level. Michigan LBSW required; will consider LLBSW.

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Categories: Career Services

Marshall Weinberg Population, Development, & Climate Change Fellows Program

Posted On: 09/28/11 | Comments (0)

Funding support for students who are considering, or already engaged in, research at the intersection of climate change, demography and development. Administered jointly by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Population Studies Center, the program seeks highly motivated, pre-candidate applicants from all disciplines. Awards for research activities will range up to $7,500.

The deadline for the inaugural selection process is Sept. 30, 2011. Click here for details and an application.

Categories: MSW Students

Job Fair: Consumer Services, Inc. at Baker College

Posted On: 09/27/11 | Comments (0)

For current master’s level social service students and alumni:

Baker College will be hosting a job fair on October 10, 2011 in Owosso, from 4 pm to 8 pm. Consumer Services, Inc. will be the only employer at the job fair, and they will be focusing the job fair on social service positions only.

They are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions in Owosso or Flint, Michigan. Some positions have more than one opening.
· Therapist
· Psychiatrist: doctorate degree in medicine required.
· Peer Recovery Coach: high school diploma required.
· Social Worker – Case Manager
· Group Facilitator/Therapist
· Social Work – Contract Monitor

Unless otherwise indicated, all positions require at least a bachelor’s degree or greater in social work, psychology, or counseling or acceptance into a master’s level program. Additional requirements apply to all positions. Full job descriptions are available on our website – www.consumerservicesinc.org, click on Careers.

Students and alumni should to come to the job fair with a resumé; on-site interviews will be conducted with most qualified applicants.

Categories: Career Services

Harold and Vivian Shapiro/John Malik/Jean Forrest Awards - Due Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Posted On: 09/27/11 | Comments (0)

These awards were established by Harold T. Shapiro, former President of the University of Michigan, and Vivian Shapiro, former faculty member at the University of Michigan, to assist graduate students with interest payments on unsubsidized educational loans. Dr. John Malik, a devoted Rackham alumnus in Physics, established an endowment for the same purpose. Jean Forrest earned her master’s degree from Rackham in 1976, and in gratitude for her education, established an endowed fund to support graduate students with financial need. All three awards are made through a single competition.

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Categories: PhD Students

W.K. Kellogg Family Fellow in Children and Families - Due Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Posted On: 09/27/11 | Comments (0)

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the W.K. Kellogg Endowment fund and carries a value of $15,000 per award. Recipients will be known as W.K. Kellogg Family Fellows in Children and Families. Two awards will be made. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on children and families.

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Categories: PhD Students

Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Endowed Scholarship - Due Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Posted On: 09/27/11 | Comments (0)

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Endowed Scholars fund and carries a value of $18,000 which may be awarded to one or more students. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on minority populations with low income and education, with a preference for research on issues faced by African American males.

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Categories: PhD Students

Call for Entries - Student Performance at SSW Winter Commencement

Posted On: 09/23/11 | Comments (0)

The December Graduation Planning Committee is accepting musical/verbal performance submissions by a graduating student or a small group of graduating students for possible inclusion in the SSW December Commencement. All performance submissions will be considered.

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Categories: MSW Students

Vote for December Commencement Faculty Participants!

Posted On: 09/23/11 | Comments (0)

Attn: December 2011 MSW Degree Candidates! Please read & respond by Monday, October 17th.

The Graduation Planning Committee would like your input in suggesting faculty participants for the following roles in our December 17th SSW graduation ceremony.

Marshals: coordinate the ceremony activities on the day of graduation
Readers: read individual names of graduates as they cross stage
Hooders: place ceremonial Masters hood over graduates head before they cross stage

You do not need to specify roles - just names of the faculty you would like to see participate. The Graduation Committee will invite and assign the specific roles to those selected.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR TOP SEVEN (7) FACULTY CHOICES TO: mtgorton@umich.edu

Categories: MSW Students

Call for Entries! MSW Student Speaker for SSW Winter Commencement!

Posted On: 09/23/11 | Comments (0)

An integral part of the SSW commencement ceremony is the opportunity for one or two of our MSW degree candidates to speak. This opportunity is open to SSW students who expect to complete their MSW degree requirements at the end of fall term 2011, are in good academic standing, and plan to attend the ceremony on December 17th.

Entries must include items #1 & 2 below:

  1. Typed speech (4-5 minutes in length) which reflects the occasion and academic experiences unique to the SSW. Be sure to include your full name, email address & phone number on your speech.
  2. Resume
  3. Audiocassette tape, MP3, or CD of author reading the speech (optional).

Submit entry via email to Michelle Gorton in the Office of Student Services, 1748 SSWB

Entry Deadline: Monday, October 17th

Categories: MSW Students

Student Organization Leadership Training Workshop

Posted On: 09/23/11 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 @ 12-1:30pm
1804 SSWB

This session will review the registration process, discuss the new guidelines/policies, and provide an opportunity for student orgs to share best practices with each other. We’ll also be looking for feedback on how OSS can best support your student org. All student organizations should plan to send a representative to this meeting. Anyone interested in starting a new student organization should also plan to attend.

Please RSVP to laurdavi@umich.edu.

Categories: MSW Students

Telluride House Scholarship

Posted On: 09/19/11 | Comments (0)

  • Who: Telluride Association Michigan Branch Telluride House
  • For: ALL Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhD Students
  • What: Full Room and Board scholarship for up to 5 years in highly selective, intellectually vibrant Telluride House Community
  • When: Application due 10/19/2011 at 9am
  • Info Sessions: Sept. 20, 7:00PM, Tappan Room, Michigan Union and Sept. 22, 7:00PM, Center Room, Pierpont Commons
  • Open House: October 4th @ 6:00PM, Telluride House
www.telluride-house.org

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Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

1st Winter Graduation Planning Committee Meeting this Wednesday!

Posted On: 09/19/11 | Comments (0)

The Graduation Planning Committee is looking for 4 - 5 MSW students graduating in December 2011 to join the committee.

We are having our first meeting on Wednesday, September 21st from 12 – 1 PM in Room 1794 SSWB. If you would like to join, please reply to Michelle Gorton and confirm your availability.

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Categories: MSW Students

Requesting Keynote Speaker Suggestions for December 2011 SSW Commencement

Posted On: 09/09/11 | Comments (0)

We are requesting suggestions for Keynote Speaker for the upcoming December 17, 2011 SSW Commencement ceremony.

Individuals should be 1) respected human service professionals and 2) reside within the state of Michigan, preferably southeast Michigan.

Note that funds are not available, although a small honorarium may be given.

If you plan to graduate in December 2011, please submit your suggestions by Monday, September 19th to: mtgorton@umich.edu

Please include additional descriptive information, such as title, agency affiliation, and if known personally - how do you know the suggested speaker?

Categories: MSW Students

International Opportunities Job Fair

Posted On: 09/07/11 | Comments (0)

We are pleased to cohost the International Opportunities Fair, an event that brings students and representatives of organizations together to explore:

-International career options
-Work, internship and volunteer abroad programs
-Fellowship and scholarship programs for study and work abroad
-Universities offering international degree programs

Based on the success of previous fairs, we expect over 500 students to participate in this event.

The fair will be held in the Michigan Union (2nd floor) at 2-6pm on Thursday, October 20th, 2011.

For more information on studying, working or traveling abroad, please visit http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/

Categories: Career Services

Apply to be a Presidential Management Fellow!

Posted On: 09/01/11 | Comments (0)

Last year we had 3 MSW students successfully become Presidential Management Fellows and we strongly encourage you to apply this year!

The Office of Career Services will offer two information sessions that will cover how to apply:

September 14 from 12-12:30pm in the Career Center (SSWB 1696)
September 16 from 12-12:30pm in the Career Center (SSWB 1696)

Important deadlines for applying
Open Enrollment through USA JOBS (www.usajobs.gov): Sept. 15-25, 2011.

Nomination forms will be due to Michelle Woods in the Office of Career Services (SSWB 1696) by Sept. 28, 2011 at 5:00pm.

Categories: Career Services

Fall Alumni Lunch Series

Posted On: 09/01/11 | Comments (0)

Join us at the Career Center and have lunch with alumni in different areas of social work practice. All lunches will be held from 12-1pm at the Career Center (SSWB 1696). Lunch will be provided.

October 7: Mental Health and Private Practice
October 14: Children and Youth Services, School Social Work
October 19: Macro Social Work
November 2: Health, Gerontology

Please RSVP to ssw-cso@umich.edu along with the date of the lunch you'd like to attend.

Categories: Career Services

Career Center Fall Workshop Series!

Posted On: 09/01/11 | Comments (0)

The Career Center will be hosting a series of lunch workshops on a variety of topics this fall! All workshops will be held between 12pm and 1pm in the Career Center (SSWB 1696). Bring your lunch and get some information on the following topics...

October 5: Job Search Techniques
October 12: Tips on Resume and Cover Letter Writing
November 4: Interviewing Techniques and Salary Negotiation
November 9: Making Sense out of Licensure
DATE CHANGE -- November 18: Making Sense out of Licensure (repeated workshop from Nov. 9)

Please RSVP to ssw-cso@umich.edu with the date of the workshop you would like to attend.

Categories: Career Services