School of Social Work

MSW Student Orientation

 

Welcome to the MSW Program at UM-St. Louis.  

You are about to embark on what we hope will be a both rewarding and challenging learning experience. The following handouts and helpful links will be referenced throughout the orientation day. They will also be available for your future reference.  We hope that you will visit this site often. 
 
Best wishes for a successful professional journey. 

A BRIEF OF THE M.S.W. ORIENTATION


Overview of the Day
 
Patricia Rosenthal Associate Director, and Associate Clinical Professor - School of Social Work 

Welcome
 Lois Pierce, Ph.D., Director, and Professor - School of Social Work

MSW Program Overview
 
Margaret Sherraden, Ph.D., Director of the MSW Program, and Professor - School of Social Work

Learning Opportunities: Concentration and Certificate Options/International Opportunities

MSW Program Planning Sheet Community Building
Gender Studies 2012 Brochure NPLM Certificate
CVIP Certificate Track Brochure CVIP Program Checklist
CVIP Track Information Page CVIP Track Information for UMSL Orientation


 Leadership and Management Concentration

  Margaret Sherraden, Ph.D., School of Social Work

 Non Profit Management and Leadership Certificate
 
Deborah Balser, Ph.D., Director, Public Policy Administration

 Community Building Fellowship 
  Kay Gasen, Ph.D., Urban Program Leader Continuing Eduation and Outreach

 Gerontology Concentration 
  Joe Pickard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Social Work

  Gerontology Graduate Program Advising Guide 

 Gerontology Certificate Program
 
Tom Meuser, Ph.D., Director Gerontology Program, and Associate Professor,
  School of Social Work   

 Family Practice Concentration
  Lois Pierce, Ph.D. Director, and Professor, School of Social Work

 Gender Studies Certificate Program 
  Kathleen Nigro, Associate Teaching Professor, English

 Violence Prevention Certificate
  Melissa Jonson-Reid, Ph.D., Director, and Professor, Center for Violence and Injury Prevention,
  The George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University

Graduate Student Survey

Expectations for Graduate School 

A Note on Reading APA Purdue Format
Academic Honesty - Plagiarism Writing a Paper or Essay
Social Media Brochure Guidelines for the Use of Social Media
NASW Code of Ethics


Margaret Sherraden, Ph.D., MSW Program Director

Patti Rosenthal, Associate Clinical Professor

 

Field Placement Panel
 Patti Rosenthal, Director of Field Education
 Current School of Social Work MSW Students and Alumni

How to Make the Most of Your Graduate School Experience
 Current School of Social Work MSW Students and Alumni

Safety Training 
 Officer Kristel Hollingsworth-Smith, UMSL Campus Police

Introduction to MyGateway
 Joni Chester, MSW Graduate Teaching Assistant - School of Social Work