Dean Cheryl Waites and the School of Social Work Alumni Board invite you to attend the Annual Dinner with the Dean and Silent Auction at the historic Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle on Thursday, JUNE 20, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Featuring…. Music, Strolling Dinner, Program updates from the dean and alumni board president.
This year’s silent auction includes over 30 distinct items which are sure to enthrall attendees….
- 1 Night stay with breakfast at the Inn on Ferry Street
- Sports memorabilia items LIONS, TIGERS AND RED WINGS
- Original art
- Handmade rose garden blanket ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL
- Jewelry sets
- Gift Baskets CREATIVE NAIL DESIGN – FULL OF POLISH & LOTION
- Four DYC Admission Wristbands to the Gold Cup Hydroplane Races
- Gift certificates to restaurants SLOWS BARBECUE
- Detroit Princess Riverboat Dinner Cruise tour for two
…. and many more great items
All proceeds from the silent auction support scholarship funds to assist our students.
This event is open to all to attend. RSVP with payment
at http://www.wsualumnicommunity.com/calendar.html by June 14, 2013.
Are you considering pursuing a Ph.D. degree?
If so, then consider attending one of our informational meetings to learn more about the Wayne State University School of Social Work Ph.D. Program. The program now includes a Clinical Scholarship Track, Dual Title Ph.D. in Social Work and Gerontology and Dual Title Ph.D. in Social Work and Infant Mental Health.
At the meeting you will learn about the application process, admission criteria, curriculum and career opportunities.
The informational meetings schedule is offered at convenient times and locations. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend one of these sessions prior to applying. Application Deadline: December 18th.
Tuesday, June 11th, 5:00 p.m., Room 320, Thompson Home
Monday, July 15th, 5:00 p.m., Oakland Center, 33737 West Twelve Mile Road, Room 404, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331
Tuesday, August 20th, 5:00 p.m. Room 150, Thompson Home
Saturday, September 14th, 10:00 a.m. Room 150, Thompson Home
Thursday, October 17th, 5:00 p.m. Room 150, Thompson Home
Tuesday, November 12th, 5:00 p.m. Room 150, Thompson Home
For further questions, please email email@example.com.
Take that next step and reach your academic and career goals!
SSW Ph.D. Program includes Clinical Scholarship Track and Dual-Title Options
Dean Cheryl Waites and your School of Social Work Alumni Board invite you to attend the Annual Dinner and with the Dean and Silent Auction at the historic Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle on THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013 – 5:30 p.m.
-Silent Auction with original art, spa packages, sports memorabilia, gift certificates to restaurants … and many more great items
-Program with updates from the dean and alumni association president
RSVP with payment at http://www.wsualumnicommunity.com/calendar.html by June 14, 2013.
When is the last time you have been to beautiful Belle Isle? This event offers you an opportunity to pay a visit to this jewel of Detroit! A fun time is sure to be had by all. Hope to see you there.
Wayne State University School of Social Work, M.S.W. graduate (2010), Corey Faulkner lends his expertise and support to Wigs 4 Kids.
Wigs 4 Kids, located in St. Clair Shores, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that reaches out to kids and young adults with hair loss. This program is available to any child or teen from ages 3 through 18 in Michigan at no cost to them or their families. Corey is part of the Ancillary Support Services team which provides assessments and evaluations of needs. Programming provided includes educational & medical support services to help children heal from the “emotional, social and psychological side effects of hair loss in an affirming setting.”
Take a look at this informative and heart warming interview at
Congratulations graduating students!
Your hard work has paid off. Your diploma and professional social work career is soon to be in hand.
Now is the time to celebrate at the beautiful Roostertail waterfront venue. RSVP to attend the School of Social Work Dean’s graduation luncheon at the Roostertail in Detroit on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. RSVP to this invitation by April 23rd by using the link; http://www.doodle.com/ghp3qu5wfbw6x3u4.
Don’t miss out on this enjoyable and elegant lunch with opportunities to celebrate with your fellow graduates, the dean, faculty members, academic staff, and members of the School of Social Work Board of Visitors and Alumni Association Board. Contact the OASS for more information at (313) 577-4409.
Don’t Miss Out!!
March is Social Work Month. As part of the celebration, our Annual Dean’s Diversity Lecture is scheduled for March 21, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Spencer Partrich Law School Auditorium on the Wayne State University Campus.
This year’s topic is Cultural Competence with LGBTQI populations and will feature a keynote speaker; Lori Messinger , M.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., Professor and Director, School of Social Work, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Lecture includes book signing and panel discussion.
Lecture is free and open to the public.
March is Social Work Month!! As part of the celebration, our Annual Dean’s Diversity Lecture is scheduled for March 21, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Spencer Partrich Law School Auditorium on the Wayne State University Campus.
This year’s topic is Cultural Competence with LGBTQI populations and will feature a keynote speaker; Lori Messinger , M.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., Professor and Director, School of Social Work, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina, Wilmington. There will be a book signing of the book she co-authored with Deana Morrow, Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working With Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, And Transgender People, Columbia University Press, Jan 16, 2006.
Lecture is free and open to the public. Two CECHs available with a $10.00 processing fee payable at the lecture. No RSVP or prepayment.
- Kim D. Jaffee , M.S.W., Ph.D., Associate Professor and M.S.W. Program Coordinator,Wayne State University, School of Social Work
- Michael R. Woodford , M.S.W., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan
- Kathryn Lamb, Co-President, Wayne State University, School of Social Work student organization; Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – Social Work (SOGI-SW)
- B. Skip McClatchey, L.M.S.W., Wayne State University, Adult HIV/AIDS Program
Hope to see many of you there.
The School of Social Work (SSW) CyberMentors are hosting their 2nd Annual CyberSummit Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in room 289 Student Center Building. The CyberSummit will feature a used cell phone drive and all cell phones collected will be cleared of data and donated to local community organizations serving survivors of domestic violence and homeless populations. During the CyberSummit representatives from local organizations will share how the donated cell phones will benefit their programs/services. Please consider donating cell phones you are no longer using to this very special and unique cause. Please drop-off your donated cell phone in the School of Social Work Office of Admissions and Student Services in room 105 Thompson Home.
For additional information on the School of Social Work CyberMentor Project, visit: http://wsucybermentors.weebly.com/index.html
Wayne State University School of Social Work Alumni Association – Annual Awards Luncheon
Join the Alumni Association in honoring Risarg (Reggie) Huff, M.S.W., Alumnus of the Year and Kem, Citizen of the Year.
Friday, March 29, 2013 - 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Campus Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Guest Parking available in Structure 1 located at 450 W. Palmer. $6.00 credit card (no cash) must swipe card in and out. See www.campusmap.wayne.edu for a campus map and further parking information.
Risarg (Reggie) Huff, 81’ M.S.W. graduate. A licensed social worker practicing for more that 30 years, Reggie currently serves as director of homeless services for Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO). In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member at the Wayne State University School of Social Work. Reggie was nominated because of his dedication not just to managing homelessness, but to ending it.
Universal Motown Records recording star Kem. Kem openly shares his personal story of rising from homelessness and addiction. His eagerness to help those who helped him prompted him to found Mack & Third, Inc., a non-profit corporation that assists organizations that support the homeless community. We honor Kem for his dedication to the homeless population in Detroit and the surrounding area through volunteer work and charitable donations.
RSVP by March 20, 2013. HURRY – SPACE LIMITED
Buffet luncheon served; $30.00 per person, $20.00 per person for current Wayne State Student, table of eight for $200.00. RSVP with online payment at http://www.wsualumnicommunity.com/calendar.html
For further details or information, contact Julie Alter-Kay at 313-577-4464 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Social Work Collaboration – WSU Campus Health Center. In an effort to promote health and well-being, the SSW has teamed up with the WSU Campus Health Center to bring to the Thompson Home two important events;
Thursday, January 31st- Weight Management and Stress Reduction workshop
Thursday, February 14th – Mobile Flu Clinic
Both will be held from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in room 150 and are open to all. Contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services for further information at (313) 577-4409.