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  • Dunaway Lecture on Economics (April 2019)

    Dates:

    April 16, 2019.  6:00 pm

    Location:

    107 South Kedzie Hall, 368 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The 2019 Dunaway lecturer is Professor Sandra E. Black, Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Policy, The University of Texas at Austin.  Her research focuses on the role of early life experiences on the long-run outcomes of children, as well as issues of gender and discrimination.

  • Healing Racial Violence: The Power of Consciousness and Communication (May 2019)

    Dates:

    Friday, May 24, 2019. 9:00 am - 12:15pm

    Location:

    MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

    Description:

    Understanding the origins of racial conflict and trauma from a human services perspective, allies within our community will be able to assist in addressing privilege and oppression, address and acknowledge hate crime concerns, while promoting equal opportunity efforts that help communities, public agencies, businesses, and schools identify and prevent or eliminate illegal discrimination, bias, and unfair practices. This will open up a cross-cultural communication among peers and colleagues that will offer incident response methods and address the underlying, long-term effect on community relations. Skill Level: Beginning and Intermediate and Advanced

    *Clinical and Macro Practice. Trauma Certificate Elective Course

    Available SW CECHs: 3.0

  • Human Trafficking for Child Welfare Professionals (Webinar) (April 2019)

    Dates:

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, harboring, or receipt of people for purposes of slavery, forced labor, and servitude. You will learn what precisely human trafficking is and how to identify it. Discussion will include how to assess for human trafficking including warning signs, and MDHHS policies and procedures regarding child victims of human trafficking. This webinar will utilize visual displays, incorporate participant feedback, and allow time for questions and answers.

    Sill level: Beginning and Intermediate
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • Human Trafficking: Introduction for Healthcare Providers Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering is developed to raise awareness of human trafficking- a form of modern day slavery becoming increasingly prevalent in Michigan, in the United States and globally. The aim of the module is to educate nurses and provide tools and strategies to assist in the care of victims of human trafficking. The content of the module complies with the standards of training of human trafficking as required by the Michigan Board of Nursing (MBON) that became effective January 6, 2017.

  • World View Lecture Series (2018 - 2019)

    Dates:

    • October 1, 2018: Ron Suskind
    • November 5, 2018: Nontombi Naomi Tutu
    • March 18, 2019: Joy-Ann Reid

    Location:

    Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    The MSU Wharton Center's World View Lecture Series allows participants to immerse themselves in today’s leading issues, with viewpoints presented by world-renowned experts, at amazingly low prices.​ 

    The 2018-2019 schedule includes:

    • Ron Suskind: ​Ron Suskind’s book, Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism, examines his family’s twenty-year adventure of the heart with his son, Owen.
    • Nontombi Naomi Tutu: The challenges of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa have been the foundation of Nontombi Naomi Tutu’s life as an activist, consultant, and educator.
    • Joy-Ann Reid: ​Known for her insightful news analysis, Joy-Ann Reid hosts AM JOY on MSNBC, and serves as a national correspondent appearing on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.
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