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October 2017 External - Wayne State University
October 2017 External
Wayne State School of Social Work, College of Nursing receive $1.8 million to enhance Metro Detroit’s mental health workforce

Wayne State School of Social Work, College of Nursing receive $1.8 million to enhance Metro Detroit’s mental health workforce

Assistant Social Work Professor Suzanne Brown and Assistant Nursing Professor (Clinical) Umeika Stephens were awarded the grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to educate and train graduate social work and nursing students, their nursing preceptors, social work field education supervisors and faculty advisors, and community partners in integrated mental health care delivery.


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Wayne State School of Social Work forges international relationship with Swiss university

Wayne State School of Social Work forges international relationship with Swiss university

A faculty delegation from the Wayne State University’s School of Social Work headed to Switzerland last month to strengthen a burgeoning relationship with the  Zurich University of Applied Sciences’ School of Social Work  that will ultimately comprise research collaborations, reciprocal teaching opportunities and study abroad experiences.


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News and activities

Guest speaker Stephanie Prechter shares her personal experience of bipolar disorder with Social Work DSM-5 classes.

Guest speaker Stephanie Prechter shares her personal experience of bipolar disorder with Social Work DSM-5 classes.

Learn more about how your fellow faculty, staff and students transform lives.


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Congratulations

Assistant social work professor earns early career award for work to prevent bullying

Assistant social work professor earns early career award for work to prevent bullying

The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention selected Jun Sung Hong for his exemplary scholarly contributions to the field of bullying abuse prevention and for conducting research that has the potential to influence practice and policy.


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Center for Research

School of Social Work study examines unique barriers to opioid use disorder treatment in rural areas School of Social Work study examines unique barriers to opioid use disorder treatment in rural areas  

The Wayne State School of Social Work is funding research into the challenges that residents of rural Michigan face when seeking treatment for opioid use disorder [OUD].

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Presentations and media

Innovators leading change at the upcoming 2017 CSWE APM and around the globe Innovators leading change at the upcoming 2017 CSWE APM and around the globe

Publications

Innovators challenging minds and making their mark in print Innovators challenging minds and making their mark in print

Save the date

Oct. 13 - Human Trafficking Oct. 18 - Family Dynamics at the End of Life:  Whose Death is it Anyways? Oct. 20 – CSWE Joint Michigan Graduate Program Reception Oct. 26 – New Budget Model Town Hall Meeting Oct. 27 - The Ethics of Navigating the Foster Child’s Rights in Special Education from Birth Through High School. Oct. 30 - Brown Bag: Strategies for dissemination of research and scholarship Nov. 9 – Edith Harris Memorial Lecture Nov. 13 – Social Work and Anthropology (SWAN) Information Sessions Nov. 14 – Brown Bag: Making Lemonade out of Lemons: How to turn a challenging project into a journal article Nov. 28 – Brown Bag: Grand Challenge of Eradicating Social Isolation: Teaching and learning strategies for generalist and advanced curriculum 

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