April 9th Recent Graduate Lunch Panel

The UM SSW Alumni Association will host their first Recent Graduate Panel Discussion on Monday, April 9th 12:15 - 1:30 pm in the Auditorium (Lunch provided for those who RSVP) Use the following link to register umbforms.wufoo.com/forms/zqbn9nn0dhzzv6/ Four alumni will share their experiences at UM SSW, talk about getting their first jobs and answer questions about their first few years in the social work profession. Panelists include: Tanikka Carter-Greenleaf, MSW ‘16, Baltimore City Department of Social Services Sarita Hinton, MSW ‘15, LGSW, Baltimore County Public Schools Nicholas Stengel, MSW ’15, LCSW-C, Children's Guild Philecia Tyrell, MSW ‘16, LGSW, MENTOR Maryland

Spring Spruce Up: Looking Good on Lexington

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM Lexington Street and Park Avenue, 21201 Website address https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mcma-spring-spruce-up-looking-good-on-lexington-tickets-42875543906 Show Lexington some love with sweeping, scrubbing, and more. The Market Center Merchants Association represents the 300+ businesses within the Market Center (27 blocks on the west side of downtown Baltimore). MCMA promotes commerce, retains and attracts business, and enhances the customer and residential experience.

Arab American & Middle Eastern American Identity 4/12

This panel discussion is a space where members of the UMB community from all backgrounds can come to share and learn about the diversity within people who identify as Arab American and Middle Eastern American. This event will engage participants in a discussion about the various cultures and identities of people. Food will be provided! SMC Campus Center, Room 351 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Register Here: elm.umaryland.edu/event-registration/?ee=479

Practices of an Anti-Racist Social Worker Series Part IV

Join us on Monday, April 9th at 12:15 to learn from our very own UMB School of Social Work Alumni, Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSW-C about how to instill anti-racist practices in our clinical practice settings! This will include how to recognize our own challenges as well as talk to our colleagues about issues & acts of racism and oppression and microaggressions!

ROOM CHANGE: UMB Students in Recovery - Substance Use Disorder Peer Support Group

UMB Students in Recovery's mission is to create a recovery-friendly environment on campus, and increase peer support among students suffering with, and in recovery from, substance use disorders. Student input is welcome as we build this community. Please join us from 12:30 - 1:30 pm on the following dates in room 3E08: Tuesday, April 10 (please note the room has changed) If you have questions or are interested in getting involved, but are not available to meet during these times, please contact us. Jenna Adler: jadler@umaryland.edu Ali Jourdain: alisonjourd1@gmail.com Becca Gibson: becca.gibson@gmail.com

Register today for "The Hidden Asset: Discovering the Power of Resilience" (student schola

Please join the Pro Bono Counseling Project for the 22nd Annual Speakers Forum on The Hidden Asset: Discovering the Power of Resilience. This event will be held on Friday, April 20th, at the Sheppard Pratt Conference Center. Two world-renowned experts on the topic of resilience presenting this year, Michael Ungar, PhD, and Froma Walsh, PhD. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend this informative workshop! For more information, or to register, go to probonocounseling.org. A limited number of student scholarships are available. To apply for a student scholarship send an email including your resume and why you are interested in attending to Tina Fleming at Tina@Probonocounseling.Org

Job Fair Prep Meeting hosted by MSU - Monday, April 2nd 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - 2W11

Please join the Macro Student Union on Monday, April 2 for a special meeting on how to prepare for the SSW Job Fair on April 3. We'll be joined by two SSW representatives, Ms. Emily Lee with Academic Affairs, and Ms. Linda Wise with Human Resources who will share tips about how to best present yourself to potential employers and how to effectively job prospect. Food will be provided.

Macro Student Union Meeting April 2

The Macro Student Union will be holding its April meeting this Monday, April 2, 5pm-6pm in room 2W11. The focus of the meeting will be on preparing for the Job Fair the following day. As many of you know, the majority of the vendors will be catering to clinical students. As a macro student, you will need to be prepared to use networking tactics with these vendors. Every organization needs macro social workers so it is important to know how to sell yourself as a macro practitioner. We will have two guest speakers at the meeting, Linda Wise and Emily Lee, who will discuss ways to effectively do just that! We will also be handing out materials on how to introduce yourself to employers. As alway

Spring 2018 Daniel Thursz Lecture on Social Justice Celebrates 25 Years of SWCOS!

Spring 2018 Daniel Thursz Lecture on Social Justice Celebrates 25 Years of SWCOS! The event is being held April 19 at The Winslow at Parker Metal (333 West Ostend St., Baltimore, MD 21230). Doors open at 5:30pm. Dress is business casual and dinner is included in the ticket price. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by a panel entitled "Community Power: Moving from Service to Justice." We will close with a dinner reception in the main room where guests are invited to view displays on the impact of SWCOS programs and engage with graduate students on their work in the community. For ticket purchase ($100 per person; $40 per student): www.ssw.umaryland.edu/swcos/25/ Spe

Job Fair 2018!

Check out this link for all things SSW Job Fair coming April 3 to the SMC Campus Center! www.ssw.umaryland.edu/jobs/um-ssw-job-fair/job-fair-students/ Head shots from 10-2pm!

UM SSW Alumni Association Wants to Celebrate You!

Meet us in the Atrium for breakfast, Friday, March 30th, 9:00 - 10:30 am to close out National Social Work Month by celebrating the leaders, advocates and champions here at the School of Social Work. Hope to see you there!

SGA meeting - Monday, April 9 (FREE FOOD)

Student Government Association (SGA) meeting is Monday, April 9 @ 5 pm in room 2w11. You don't wanna miss this meeting 2018-19 SGA E-Board Candidates will be announced. Each Student Group will share information about upcoming events and any "End of Year" celebrations. All students are welcome. Food will be served. See you there!

AOWG Meeting Friday 3/30 in 4E10 at Noon

Please join AOWG for our next meeting on Friday, March 30 in Room 4E10 at 12 pm. If you cannot make it, please email us at sswantioppressionworkgroup@gmail.com so we can coordinate a conference call or send you the meeting minutes. See you soon!

International Field Placement Gathering (ISWO)

Date: 13 April, Friday Time: 12pm - 2pm (lunch provided) Location: Room 2w11 Gather with fellow students from abroad, learn more about other's experiences and share your own through discussion, humor, and a true or false quiz all while enjoying lunch. Anyone interested can come, it is not expected that you have participated in one of UMB's international field placements.

Finding Grant Funding Training (Monday 4/2 @ 12:15pm) - Faculty & PhD Students (RA's & R

Faculty/ PhD Students/ RAs & RA Scholars: Please join us on Monday, April 2 at 12:15- 12:45pm for a Training on 'Finding Grant Funding', with Gail Betz, Research Education & Outreach Librarian. (Room 4E36) This workshop will cover Pivot, a grants database for finding relevant sources of funding. Other, smaller sources will also be highlighted. RSVP: angie.larenas@ssw.umaryland.edu [Note: RSVPs are preferred, but not required]

Macro Advisors at the Job Fair

Macro practitioners will be onsite at the job fair (April 3, SMC Campus center from 10 AM to 2 PM) to talk with students informally about how to navigate the job market from with a macro lens. The following professionals will be available: Bill Joyner, MSW 11:30am-12:30pm Senior Economic Inclusion Specialist UMB Office of Community Engagement Specialization: Community wealth building Karen Powell, MS, LCSW-C 11am-1pm Associate Director National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare Specialization: Child welfare policy Lucy Steinitz, PhD 10am-12:30pm Senior Technical Advisor for Protection Catholic Relief Services Specialization: International social work, family a

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