Prospective student calendar

 M.S.W. Welcome Day

Date: Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Time: 12-6:30 p.m.

Location: Academic Learning Commons, third floor

Join other prospective students for a glimpse into the life of an M.S.W. student. As a part of this M.S.W. Welcome Day, prospective students will have the opportunity to experience one of the required foundation level courses titled SLWK 606: Policy, Community and Organizational Practice II. This course is the second of two foundation courses on social policy, policy practice and practice in communities and organizations. This course focuses on examining values and ethical dilemmas facing professional social workers in organizations, communities and policy-making arenas while also emphasizing reciprocal effects of policy on social work practice and implications for social and economic justice. Additionally, this course explores legislative/political processes and helps students to develop skills in legislative lobbying, advocacy, the design of change strategies and tactics, policy analysis and task group leadership. Following the class visit, prospective students will enjoy a "taste of Richmond" and will be able to interact with current students and/or faculty within the School of Social Work. Lastly, students will have a chance to learn more about the M.S.W. program and the VCU campus through an information session and optional campus tour.

Event itinerary:

  • 12-12:45 p.m. Registration
  • 4-5 p.m. A taste of Richmond: Locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and mingling
  • 5-6 p.m. M.S.W. Program information session

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M.S.W. Welcome Day

Date: Friday, Apr. 7, 2017

Time: 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Academic Learning Commons, third floor

Join other prospective students for a glimpse into the life of an M.S.W. student. As a part of this M.S.W. Welcome Day, prospective students will have the opportunity to experience one of the required foundation level courses titled SLWK 610: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II. This course is the second of two foundation courses that cover the lifespan from conception through late adulthood and/or death. This course focuses on the influences of biological, psychological, spiritual, economic, political and sociocultural forces on individual and family coping and adaptation. Additionally, the course provides a multidimensional, multicultural perspective on the behavior of individuals and families based on theory and research on identification of the risk and protective mechanisms that influence development. Following the class visit, prospective students will enjoy a "taste of Richmond" and will be able to interact with current students and/or faculty within the School of Social Work. Lastly, students will have a chance to learn more about the M.S.W. program and the VCU campus through an information session and optional campus tour.

Event itinerary:

  • 7-7:45 a.m. Registration
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. A taste of Richmond: Locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and mingling
  • 12-1 p.m. M.S.W. Program information session

Register online today

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