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October 2018 External - Wayne State University
October 2018 External
WSU School of Social Work opens Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

WSU School of Social Work opens Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

The newly launched Center for Behavioral Health and Justice seeks to assist local communities, organizations, and behavioral health and law enforcement agencies across Michigan in diverting individuals with mental health and substance use disorders from the criminal justice system to appropriate treatment.


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School of Social Work lends staff, expertise to university mental health, suicide prevention initiatives

School of Social Work lends staff, expertise to university mental health, suicide prevention initiatives

The School of Social Work is working to increase mental health awareness and help-seeking among the Wayne State community through a variety of campus-based initiatives that focus on prevention, detection and intervention as well as supports for diverse populations.


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News and activities

On Sept. 18 Wayne State became the first university in Michigan to receive the Michigan Breastfeeding Network’s Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Gold Award.

On Sept. 18 Wayne State became the first university in Michigan to receive the Michigan Breastfeeding Network’s Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Gold Award.

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


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Center for Research

Social Work joins WSU research team studying interdependency of drinking water and health systems with NSF funding

Social Work joins WSU research team studying interdependency of drinking water and health systems with NSF funding

Researchers from the School of Social Work are part of a Wayne State University research team that has received a four-year $1.57 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled “Water and Health Infrastructure Resilience and Learning” (WHIRL). 


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Message from the Dean

Message from the Dean October 2018 Message from the Dean October 2018

Presentations and media

Innovators leading change around the globe Innovators leading change around the globe

Publications

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

Development

MSW alum John Van Camp shares his #SocialWorkWarriorInAction experiences with a Social Work Leadership Strategy class. MSW alum John Van Camp shares his #SocialWorkWarriorInAction experiences with a Social Work Leadership Strategy class.

Save the date

Oct. 26 – Wayne State 150th Anniversary Celebration Nov. 1 – Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Welcome & Open House November 15 – Edith Harris Lecture by Elizabeth Kita
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