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October 2017

Motivational Interviewing – Introduction Course

October 25 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Aurora Research Institute, 960 N. 12th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $115.00 UWM faculty, staff, student, & alumni: $86.25 This workshop will provide an introduction to Motivational Interviewing and is designed for individuals who have had little or no previous training in Motivational Interviewing methods. The workshop…

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Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substance Misuse Training

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Zilber Building Room TBA, 1240 N. 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $115.00 Students/UWM Alumni: $86.25 SBIRT is a comprehensive and integrated approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for substance misuse. 4.0 CEHs are available for social workers, marriage and family therapists and licensed…

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Psychological Trauma: Definitions, Consequences, and Treatment

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Zilber Building Room TBA, 1240 N. 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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3.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $87.00 UWM faculty, staff, student, & alumni: $65.25 In this training, the presenter will define psychological trauma and discuss the primary and secondary symptoms or consequences of trauma. Subsequently, the presenter will review principles of trauma-related…

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November 2017

UWM Graduate School Open House

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Interested in a graduate degree in Social Work or Criminal Justice? This is the perfect opportunity to learn more. Register online and get your application fee waived! The $56 application fee will be waived for all applicants who begin their…

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Criminal Justice Field Placement Application Deadline

November 2
Milwaukee, 53211 United States + Google Map

The deadline for Criminal Justice spring 2018 field placement is Thursday, November 2, 2017. The field placement program is designed to enhance the criminal justice academic experience. Students have the opportunity to work in criminal justice related settings while earning…

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Ethics and Boundaries in a World of Technology

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Zilber Building Room TBA, 1240 N. 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $115.00 Students/UWM Alumni: $86.25 Group Fee: $92.00 (5 or more from same agency) The management of ethics, boundaries, and confidentiality in a world of constantly emerging technology and social media is especially challenging for human service…

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Prospective MSW Student Information Session

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mitchell Hall Room 191, 3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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At this session we will: 1. Discuss the variety of career options for a person with the MSW degree. 2. Provide information about the program, the MSW curriculum, full-time/part-time options, and areas of study offered at UWM. 3. Describe the…

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December 2017

As Life Wanes: Hospice Basics and the Ethical Challenges at End of Life

December 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $100.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research in collaboration with VITAS Healthcare. This session will include three distinct but related components: * Hospice Basics – Ms. Federighe will provide an overview of palliative…

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Prospective MSW Student Information Session

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mitchell Hall Room 191, 3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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At this session we will: 1. Discuss the variety of career options for a person with the MSW degree. 2. Provide information about the program, the MSW curriculum, full-time/part-time options, and areas of study offered at UWM. 3. Describe the…

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Graduation Pinning Ceremony

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Golda Meir Library 4th Floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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This pre-graduation event is for HBSSW students to celebrate with family, fellow graduates, faculty and staff. Parking options

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January 2018

PhD in Social Welfare Application Deadline

January 2, 2018
Milwaukee, 53211 United States + Google Map

Students are accepted in the spring of each year for admission in the following fall semester. Between three and five students are typically accepted in each class. In order to be eligible for full consideration for admission and financial support,…

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Caring, Living, and Laughing: Helping Caregivers Have a Life while Caring

January 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $75.00 Sponsored by UWM’s Center for Aging & Translational Research in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association. Through the sharing of caregiving stories, research, and interactive exercises, as well as videos, participants will gain a better understanding…

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February 2018

Expanding Awareness: Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Aging Well

February 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Milwaukee Catholic Home, 2462 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $100.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research. How can we incorporate techniques often referred to as ‘complementary’ or ‘alternative’ into our work with older adults? This workshop will explore mindfulness-based practices and ways…

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March 2018

LGBTQ+ Populations and Aging

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. John’s on the Lake – Cultural Arts Center, 1840 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, 53202
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3.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $75.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research. This workshop will give attendees a look into the world of older adults who identify as LGBTQ+. We will cover some of the experiences and challenges…

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April 2018

Supporting Caregivers: The Art of Connection

April 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jewish Home and Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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3.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $75.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association. This program will provide insight into the importance of making connections with families by listening, reflecting, taking time, and using…

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May 2018

Aging Well: Yoga in Later Life to Connect the Mind, Body and Spirit

May 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $100.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research. This workshop will highlight major concerns and challenges on the topic of healthy aging and yoga, including pain management, COPD, fall prevention, dementia, and current research.…

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June 2018

Healing or Harming: Prescription Drug Use in Older Adults

June 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Brookfield Rehabilitation and Specialty Care, 18740 W. Bluemound Road
Brookfield, WI 53202 United States
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4.0 CEHs Registration Fee: $100.00 SPONSORED BY: UWM’s Center for Aging and Translational Research. As we age, our bodies change along with our ability to metabolize and utilize medications. Attention must be paid to correctly prescribing and using drugs. Fortunately,…

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