Office of the Dean
The Office of the Dean would like to stress that students are welcome and encouraged to use this vehicle to post items that are relevant to their class or to the entire student body. (As with the summer version of the Bulletin, notices of a personal nature will not be accepted - this includes notices regarding housing, employment, non-SSW events, rides, or personal items for sale.)
The University Health Services at the University of California, Berkeley has announced their post-M.S.W. Fellowship for 2011-12. They are seeking 2 qualified applicants for this joint Fellowship in the Counseling and Psychological Services and Social Services units.
The Post-M.S.W. fellowship program is committed to providing a comprehensive training experience to support and facilitate the fellow's growth and development as a professional social worker. This program includes intensive supervision, didactic training seminars, mentorship, and a broad range of clinical, consultation and outreach experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in Social Work prior to August 1, 2011 from an accredited training institution. Two years or more of supervised social work experience including direct clinical counseling experience is required.
APPOINTMENTS: The fellowshop is full time for 12 months beginning late August 2011. The stipend for the internship is $26,500. Medical insurance, vacation, sick leave, and professional development time are provided. Applications are due February 22, 2011.
Please see the University Health Service website for more details: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/home/joinourteam/cps/mswintern/letter.shtml
The Center for Clinical Social Work is pleased to announce a new cash award program for master's-degree programs in social work. The Howard D. Snooks Prize of $2000 will go to the master's program whose students submit the largest number of eligible papers in the Center's annual Judith Holm Memorial Awards contest.
The Holm Awards, also of $2000 each, go to second-year graduate students intending to become Clinical Social Workers. They compete on the basis of papers written about interventions from final-year field placements (see guidelines at http://www.centercsw.org/student-awards.html ).
The Snooks Prize will be awarded on the basis of student participation.
The Snooks Prize is named for the long-time President of the Center's Board of Directors, Howard D. Snooks, M.S.W. '75, Ph.D. '92, B.C.D., of Boulder, Colorado.
||Issue Oriented Field Report due to FFA
||1st & 2nd year M.S.W. students
||All A.S. students
||Monthly Narrative & Statistical Report due to FFA
||All 1st & 2nd year M.S.W. students; All A.S. students
|No later than November 15
||Approval for Community Practice Project from CPPA
||1st year M.S.W. students
||Payment deadline for post-resident students not going on leave of absence in Winter Term II
||Community Practice Project Monthly Progress Report due to CPPA
1st year students
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OFFICE OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
On Monday, October 25, the college will implement enhanced security procedures for BannerWeb, including new rules for creating BannerWeb PINs and new security questions. The first time you log in to BannerWeb after October 24, you will be required to follow a special procedure to access your account. We recommend that you go through this process soon so that you are not having to do it at a more stressful time. For more information and full instructions, see: http://www.smith.edu/tara/bannerweb/bannerweb_pin.html.
At students' request, the Office of Academic Support Services, in conjunction with the Moodle Administrator, has created a Moodle page that contains pdfs of all course syllabi for Summer 2010. It can be found in Moodle under your course list and is called "SSW Syllabi - Summer 2010." We hope you find this useful.
FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Student bills are sent out monthly with the exception of May and August. (In May students are in transit and getting ready to come to SSW. In August, students are relocating to their field sites and addresses are being updated during this time).
Please remember to check your Smith email regularly and check this timeline for upcoming dates:
The Thesis Guidelines has some interim deadlines that may help keep everyone on track. December 3, 2010 is an interim time line for revision or completion of the literature review and/or beginning of the methodology for empirical theses or the phenomenon and first theory chapters for theoretical theses.
January 28, 2011 is the deadline for the submission of the HSR application. Data collection should ideally be completed by the end of March. These interim deadlines were added in the spirit of keeping the work moving forward.