CSWF Meeting 12/2

CSWF next meeting is being held on 02 December 2019 at 12:30-01:30 Pm in room 2E10. Lunch is being served.

SSW's Mary Hodorowicz, Richard Barth, and Frederick Strieder Published in Research on Social Wor

SSW Clinical Assistant Professor Mary Hodorowicz (shown here), Dean Richard Barth, retired Clinical Associate Professor Frederick Strieder, and a colleague have a new paper published in Research on Social Work. The work is titled "Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Methods to Improve Motivational Interviewing Training." Abstract: This randomized controlled study examines the efficacy of two innovative methods to teach beginning motivational interviewing (MI) skills: live supervision (LS), a small group experiential learning interaction with standardized client actors and in-the-moment guidance from a supervisor, and a coding learning (CL) method, where students in a classroom setting are in

Drop-In Mindful Meditation

Join us on the first Mondays of each month from 12:30 - 1 p.m. for a drop-in meditation session. Setting aside regular time to quiet your mind helps reduce stress and improve well-being. No meditation experience necessary. Next class is December 2nd in URecFit Room 415

Creating A Vision Board

Join UMB as we create personalized vision boards that align with your goals for the upcoming year. Bring personal notes, pictures, etc. to accessorize your vision board. No experience necessary. This event will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd from 12-1PM at SMC CC 203.

Walk with a Future Doc

Join us on the first Thursdays of each month from 12:30 - 1 p.m. During the walk, there will be a brief discussion on a current health topic and then participants will spend the rest of the time enjoying a healthy walk and conversation. UMB's care dog, Lexi, will guide us along with UMB Campus walking paths. We have 100 reasons to walk - reducing blood pressure, stimulating mental capacity, healthy stress reliever and enriching social relationships to name a few. This event will be held on Thursday, December 5th from 12:30-1:00PM at SMC CC Lobby.

SGA General Body Meeting 12/02, RM 3E34B

Guess what you're doing Monday 12/02 at 5pm? You're coming to the SGA General Body Meeting in Room 3E34B! You're going to get free food! You're going to meet other great social work students and faculty! You're going to learn about student leadership opportunities! You're going to share any concerns or ideas you have for the school! So join us for our last SGA Meeting of the year. We are really in need of Foundation students getting involved in student organizations, Student-Faculty Committees, and available SGA positions. It's a lot less work than you think with worthwhile benefits! Either way, stop by and ask current leaders themselves about available positions. See you then!

BHWISE SUDIF Info Session December 12

Thursday, December 12, 2019---2 SESSIONS 12:15PM - 1:00PM 5:15PM - 6:00PM ROOM 2W11, SSW Building BHWISE SUDIF: The Substance Use Disorder Interventions Fellowship (SUDIF) is a 2-year fellowship program that offers a generous stipend and specialized advanced year field experience for students who desire to become skilled in working with vulnerable, underserved populations, particularly individuals impacted by substance use disorders. SUDIF fellows are expected to work in a substance use disorder setting providing direct clinical services for two years following graduation. Incoming MSW students and part-time students who will enter their Foundation field placement in fall 2020 are elig

Baltimore Collegetown Underground Program

Want to learn more about Baltimore? Like to connect with other students? Curious about Civic Engagement? Collegetown Underground is an opportunity for you. Applications are now live and due December 1. http://BaltimoreCollegetown.org/Underground Through our immersive, four-day civic engagement program, Collegetown Underground, you'll deepen your connection with the inspiring community where you live and study.

!!! A.O.W.G. November Meeting !!!

YOU'RE INVITED!! Join us Monday November 25th for the Anti-Oppression Work Group's November monthly meeting! ALL ARE WELCOME: bring yourself, bring your pals, bring your babies! Dinner will be provided. Room 2E10 from 5 to 6 PM

PhD Candidate Rachel Margolis Presents at APHA

Rachel Margolis, a 4th year PhD candidate, presented her research at the American Public Health Association's 2019 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia last week. The presentation was entitled "Multilevel Analysis of the Relationship Between Maternal Depression and Medication Adherence in Urban, African-American Children with High-Risk Asthma." Margolis conducted the research in collaboration with SSW professors Melissa Bellin, PhD (her mentor), Jay Unick, PhD and several other researchers, including Mona Tsoukleris, PharmD a Professor Emeritus at the UMB School of Pharmacy, Joan Kub, PhD, a professor of nursing at USC, and Arlene Butz, RN, ScD, a professor at Johns Hopkins and the PI of the rando

Interprofessional Panel on Healthcare and Human Services

Join the Latino Medical Student Association, LUCHA (Latinx Unidos for Community Healing and Awareness) and the Spanish Language Conversation Group for an interprofessional panel on immigrant healthcare and human services. On Monday January 27th from 12-1.30 PM panelists will discuss ways that professionals in ALL fields can become more culturally sensitive practitioners in their field with Spanish-speaking immigrants. We will hear from community members as well as professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, social work, law, and public health. Where: SMC Campus Center Room 351 When: Monday January 27th from 12-1.30 PM Light lunch provided! Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com

B-LIT Entrepreneur and Resource Fair on 12/7 at FLT

Join Promise Heights at Furman L. Templeton Preparatory Academy for their B-LIT Entrepreneur and Resource Fair on December 7, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm! The fair will feature products made by our community members which will be available for purchase. Please come out to support a good cause and cross some items off of your holiday list. To reserve a table or for more information, please contact Latoria Mackey at 443-813-1522. https://www.123formbuilder.com/upload_dld.php?fileid=ddb2d62bd4307a34929434c088295857

Macro on the Menu Professional Connection: Kim Wireman November 25th

MOTM Professional Connection: Kim Wireman November 25th Join us for Macro on the Menu on November 25th in room 3E36 from 12:15-1:15 PM to connect with Kim Wireman, CEO of Powell Recovery Center. Kim will be sharing her experiences of transitioning from a direct service role into a leadership role and answering any questions you may have about her experience or advice for those entering the field. Kim Wireman joined Powell Recovery Center, Inc. in 2003 as a clinical social worker. Since joining Powell she has served as Clinical Director, Senior Vice President, Head of Clinical Operations and (since 2013) has served as its President/CEO of Powell. Under Ms. Wireman's management, Powell has

Richard Barth, Abigail Fagan, Brian Bumbarger, Catherine Bradshaw, Brittany Cooper, et. al published

Richard Barth, Dean of the SSW and colleagues, Abigail Fagan, Brian Bumbarger, Catherine Bradshaw, Brittany Cooper Lauren Supplee and Deborah Walker published “Scaling up Evidence-Based Interventions in US Public Systems to Prevent Behavioral Health Problems: Challenges and Opportunities” in Prevention Science ABSTRACT A number of programs, policies, and practices have been tested using rigorous scientific methods and shown to prevent behavioral health problems (Catalano et al., Lancet 379:1653–1664, 2012; National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, 2009). Yet these evidence-based interventions (EBIs) are not widely used in public systems, and they have limited reach (Glasgow et

Faculty Paul Sacco and Michelle Tuten and PhD students Hochheimer and Moreland and colleagues publis

Faculty Paul Sacco and Michelle Tuten and PhD students Hochheimer and Moreland along with colleagues published a new paper “Insights Into the Experience of Liver Transplant Recipients With Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Descriptive Qualitative Study” in Transplantation Direct. Background. Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) due to alcohol use disorder (AUD) is the primary cause of liver transplantation (LT) in the United States. Studies have found that LT recipients experience a range of physical and emotional difficulties posttransplantation including return to alcohol use, depression, and anxiety. The aim of this study is to better understand the experiences of LT recipients with ALD because they

Professor Corey Shdaimah published in New Criminal Law Review

Daniel Thursz Distinguished Professor of Social Justice Corey Shdaimah and co-author Professor Chrysanthi Leon of University of Delaware have a new article published in a Special Issue the New Criminal Law Review based on findings from their studies of criminal justice professionals (N=45) working with court-affiliated prostitution diversion programs. They found that actors make use of the tools at their disposal—in this case, the concept of trauma—to further personal and professional goals. Professionals in specialized diversion programs recognize the inadequacy of criminal justice systems and believe that women who sell sex do so as a response to past harms and a lack of social, emotional,

Allison D. Hepworth , Jess Kropczynski, Justin Walden, Rachel A. Smith published in Journal of Socia

Allison Hepworth (Postdoc) and her colleagues have a new paper published Journal of Social Science entitled “Exploring patterns of social relationships among food bloggers on twitter using a social network analysis approach” Abstract Background and objective. Nutrition information conveyed by popular entities through online social networking sites (i.e., social media influencers) has the potential to impact consumer eating behavior through mechanisms of social influence. Little is known about how online communities of food-related social media influencers are structured, which could reveal influencers’ opportunities to observe and spread nutrition-related content and information design pr

Irang Kim, Sarah Dababnah and Jaegoo Lee Published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Abstract We examined the relationship between family resilience and parenting stress among parents of children with autism spectrum disorder, with a specific focus on race/ethnicity as a moderator. Multivariate models indicated that family resilience was associated with parenting stress. Race/ethnicity significantly moderated the relationship between family resilience and parenting stress. The effects of family resilience on parenting stress were significantly different among parents of African American, Hispanic, and white children. These effects were strongest for parents of African American children. Compared to white and Hispanic children, parents of African American children with low l

Careers in Aging Panel Discussion, 11.20.19, 5-6p.m. SSW auditorium

Interested in exploring your career options? Worried about getting a job when you graduate? Come to our panel discussion to hear about the numerous and varied career opportunities working with older adults. We have recruited an expert panel of career gerontologists to share their experiences working in this field. November 20, 2019 5-6 p.m. University of Maryland School of Social Work Auditorium https://www.123formbuilder.com/upload_dld.php?fileid=cd8e0020721e3bcf19f994a91c534a26

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