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Aug 30 / Julie Alter-Kay

Upcoming events in the School of Social Work



Thurs., Sept. 22 – Student Mentor Applied Research Team (SMART) 

Student Research Learning Community Kick-off Meeting.  Held from 

3:30 to 5 p.m., in room1115 Old Main

Learn about exciting opportunities to work with faculty on research projects & learn about different aspects of the research process.  Refreshments provided.

See attached for additional details and meeting times. 

Oct.  8 – Second Annual School of Social Work Gala and Silent Auction

RSVP and purchase tickets at

Thurs., Oct. 27 – FREE flu shot available to all WSU students flu shot

Noon to 4 p.m. in Room 0116 Old Main.  Sign-up today at






Become the Student School Social Work representative from Wayne State University to the Michigan Association of School Social Workers.

The Student Representative role was created to enable school social work students to participate in the practices and duties of the Executive Board of the Michigan Association of School Social Workers.  If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email Karen Weiner, Temporary Approval Coordinator School Social Work, at a 2-3 paragraph statement of your interest in School Social Work and why you should be selected for this position including what you can contribute to MASSW.  The application deadline is midnight September 9, 2016.  For more information about the Michigan Association of School Social Workers visit the website at

Attend a SBIRT Training 

Learn this approach to delivery of early intervention and treatment to people with substance abuse disorders and those at risk of developing these disorders. The Wayne State University SBIRT team has trained health professionals, faculty, preceptors, and students to become SBIRT service providers and increase access to and availability of care, reduce behavioral health disparities, and promote the use of SBIRT in medically underserved communities in Michigan.  Training Dates:  September 16, 20,  and October 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Reserve your space today by emailing Tiffany Baldridge, SBIRT Program Assistant, at

Seeking student volunteers to serve on the various school committees that require student representation; curriculum and instruction, tenure and promotion, and student academic review.  If interested, send an email to indicating name, WSU accessID, phone, program status and committee interest.

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