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March 2015

Creating Your Job Search Plan

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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  • Discuss strategies to go about identifying the skills and knowledge areas where you are most confident along with reflecting on your accomplishments.
  • Learn how to create a brief Professional Summary section for your resume which will set you aside from other candidates.
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Financial Management and Budgeting

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thompson Conference Center,
2405 Robert Dedman Drive , Austin, TX United States
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“Non-Profit Boot Camp Certificate Program: Financial Management and Budgeting” by Russell Smith, LMSW. Register Here. 

This session offers an in-depth guide to non-profit financial statements, budgeting, and financial performance measures. Using examples, and through lecture and discussions, participants will learn how these tools are developed and utilized; understand how the various financial statements and tools are connected; get hands-on experience reviewing and analyzing financial statements, audits, and budgets; understand and recognize trends and forecasting; learn about financial ratios and other measures of non-profit performance; and will examine how social work ethics and values relate to these areas.

Participants will be able to:

• Read and understand the basic four non-profit financial statements, audits and tax returns

• Describe the basic concepts of budgeting and its use as a management tool

• Utilize forecasting, ratios, and other measures of non-profit financial performance

• Address ethical considerations in financial management of human service non-profits

CEUs : 6.0 CEU/contact hours including 1.0 ethics CEUS •   Approved for Social Workers • LPC • LMFT

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Research Lecture & Lunch

March 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
School of Social Work,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

“Town, gown and badge: Preliminary findings from the collaborative effort to Restore Rundberg,” by Dr. Ahmed Whitt and Dr. Paula Yuma.

Room 1.214 — Off campus visitors can park at the Trinity Garage and their parking will be validated. Lunch will be served, please RSVP to Linda Solomon at lsolomon@austin.utexas.edu

Restore Rundberg is a community revitalization partnership between the Rundberg-area community, the Austin Police Department and The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work (watch a video about the project). Restore Rundberg partners are working to build collective efficacy, social cohesion and neighborhood attachment, as well as make improvements to the physical environment. The Austin Police Department has invested heavily in a Mobile Walking Beat, focused on creating positive relationships with community members and reducing crime in three crime hotspots. Crime data from the first 6 months of the implementation phase and preliminary findings from a community survey initiative will be presented.

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MSSW Early Field Placement Interview Workshop

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Will you be entering Final Field in Spring 2016? Are you applying early for your final field placement? ? Then this workshop is for you! Join Jennifer Luna-Iduñate, LMSW-AP, as she provides interviewing tips to help you successfully interview with your desired agency.

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Dance Movement Therapy: Ethics of Therapeutic Group Work

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dance Movement Therapy: Embodying the Ethics of Therapeutic Group Work by Barbara Jo Stetzelberger. Register Here.

Dance and movement hold the ancient origins of nervous system to nervous system connection and communication. The healing power of Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) an embodied therapeutic practice, lies in the balance between clinical processes, and the creation of meaningful, safe, visceral experiences.We will identify ethical issues, and responsibilities of utilizing embodied practices in creating safety in therapeutic group work. This experiential program weaves three theoretical models into the application of specific DMT interventions. We will explore the skillful use of embodied practices as we playfully explore dancing with the individual self, self in relationship, and self in community. Please dress comfortably and come ready to learn, relax, refuel, and enjoy some serious play. Please bring a towel or small blanket.

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GRACE event

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
School of Social Work, Rm, 2.132,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

Join us for the second GRACE Program event of the semester.

Alyssa Aguirre, LCSW will present on “The Dementia Capable Social Worker”.  Alyssa is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in counseling individuals with chronic diseases and their caregivers. She is currently employed at the University Medical Center Brackenridge as a Palliative Care social worker and has a private practice, Aging and Counseling Services, PLLC.

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International Field Orientation Sp16

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Resume Workshop

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Are you preparing your resume? Then this is the workshop for you! Join Jennifer Luna-Iduñate, LMSW-AP and Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations in the DiNitto Center as she provides tips on designing your resume, preparing your learning objectives, and practicing for your interviews. This workshop will prepare you with the tools required to secure your desired field placement or job! RSVP to attend today!

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Careers in Military Social Work

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Join UT SSW alumna Captain Abigail Rose, LCSW as she shares her experience working as an active duty Clinical Social Worker within the US Air Force.  Come learn about the interesting world Abby is a part of!  She will answer questions about working for the United States Air Force, living across the US, and the vast opportunities she’s had through her Air Force Social Work.  Interested in attending? Register to attend today!

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BSW Field F15 Orientation

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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