MSW Pathway Week 2021

This is the landing page for the MSW Pathway Week that took place in October 2021.  The MSW Pathway Week gives students the chance to meet Faculty chairs and coordinators from all of the concentrations, specializations and dual degree programs, as well as Field Coordinators and Fellowship Directors.  

Concentrations

Specializations

Aging Specialization
This specialization is for Clinical and Macro concentrators

Behavioral Health Specialization
This specialization is for Clinical and Macro concentrators

Families and Children Specialization
This specialization is for Clinical and Macro concentrators

Health Specialization and Child, Adolescent and Family Health Sub-Specialization
This specialization and sub-specialization are for Clinical and Macro concentrators

Faculty Chair for Health: Melissa Bellin

Faculty Chair for Child, Adolescent and Family Health: Sarah Dababnah

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/specializations/ and https://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/specializations/sub-specializations/ 

PowerPoint Presentation w/ Audio2020 Health and CAFH Overview

 

Organizational Leadership Specialization - NEW
This NEW specialization is for Macro concentrators

Faculty Chair: Karen Hopkins

PresentationOrganizational Leadership Information (password: g8bm18?z)

 

Social Work in the Workplace and Employee Assistance Sub-Specialization
This sub-specialization is for Clinical and Macro concentrators under Behavioral Health or for Macro concentrators under Organizational Leadership

Faculty Chair: Jodi Frey

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/eap/ 

Video:

 

Dual Degrees

MSW/JD Dual Degree
Here is information for those interested in a Dual Degree with an MSW and Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland, School of Law

MSW/MA in Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service Dual Degree
Here is information for those interested in a Dual Degree with an MA in Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service from Towson University

Faculty Coordinator: Geoff Greif

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/dual-degrees/ 

Video:

MSW/MBA Dual Degree
Here is information for those interested in a Dual Degree with an MSW and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, College Park

MSW/MPH Dual Degree
Here is information for those interested in a Dual Degree with an MSW and a Master of Public Health from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine or from Johns Hopkins University

Faculty Coordinator: Terry Shaw

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/dual-degrees/ 

Video

MSW/MPP Dual Degree
Here is information for those interested in a Dual Degree with an MSW and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park

Faculty Coordinator: Joan Davitt

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/dual-degrees/ 

Video:

Field Education Information and Opportunities

BHWISE Fellowships
Learn more about applying for a BHWISE fellowship for your Foundation or Advanced year

Financial Social Work Initiative
Learn more about how to integrate financial social work into your social work practice, across agency and setting. Also learn more about scholarship opportunities and field opportunities!

Contact: fsw@ssw.umaryland.edu

Websitehttps://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/fsw/ 

The Financial Social Work Initiative (FSWI) serves as a platform from which the University of Maryland School of Social Work (UMSSW) undertakes a leadership role in building financial well-being in individuals, couples, and families and confronting economic injustice and building economic strength in communities. Capitalizing on both its academic infrastructure and community outreach services, UMSSW integrates social work practice and theory into the evolving fields of addressing financial distress and fostering individual and community asset-building.

FSWI prepares social workers to advance the economic stability and financial well-being of individuals, families, and communities, with particular attention to vulnerable populations. As social workers, we are at the forefront of the development and delivery of a continuum of asset-building and financial security programs, services, products, and policy strategies by engaging in direct service provision, including emerging interventions such as financial coaching and financial therapy, appropriate client referrals, research, evaluation, outreach, advocacy, and collaboration with community-based partners.

In addition to providing academic training, field placement experiences, research, and continuing education in financial social work, FSWI aims to actively build and support a professional network in this field and to demonstrate leadership both nationally and internationally.

Please join us to learn more about how to integrate financial social work into your social work practice, across agency and setting. Also learn more about scholarship opportunities and field opportunities!

 

 

Social Work Community Outreach Service (SWCOS) & Promise Heights
Learn more about advanced placements in our community outreach programs, SWCOS and Promise Heights

Title IV-E Education for Child Welfare Program
The Title IV-E Program is a collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Social Work and the Maryland Department of Human Resources.

Director: Chris Wirt cwirt@ssw.umaryland.edu

The purpose of the Title IV-E program is to prepare MSW students for public child welfare practice.  It provides a financial stipend for each student selected for the program on the condition that the student agrees to accept employment in child welfare with the Department of Human Resources (at a local department of social services in Maryland) after graduation for a period of time equal to one year for each year spent in a financially supported field placement.

Title IV-E Recruitment Information