Saturday, October 31, 2009

October 31, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*Gay/Straight Alliance Mtg. - Thursday, November 12, 2009, RM. 138, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Ethical Eye- This November, a newsletter discussing ethics in social work practice -- the "ETHICAL EYE" -- will be published. Our first edition will include thoughts from faculty about ethics in social work practice. Subsequent issues, however, will involve YOU! We have established an anonymous web-based submission form for you to submit ethical dilemmas encountered in your practice for future publication and discussion.
Here's how it works:

1.) You experience a situation in your internship that you think involves ethical decision-making -- a client, for example, asks you to "keep a secret" but you are part of a treatment team; or your research project involves 5 year-old children and you wonder how you can ask for their consent to participate.

2.) You go to the web by clicking on Click Here to take survey and fill out the easy to follow submission guide.

3.) Your anonymous submission is read by a committee made up of an administrator, faculty from field, the Ethical Eye editor, and representatives from your student congress.

4.) The committee will then make a selection of scenarios from your submission to publish for our Fordham community. The publication will include responses from selected faculty and students, creating a community dialogue.

SHARPEN YOUR FOCUS-BE A PART OF THE "ETHICAL EYE"

*Attention Left-handed GSS Students: Receive a desktop palette for right-handed desks today! The following attachment, meant for those who experience awkwardness taking notes on right-handers' deskstops, may be obtained in room 147. Contact: Grant Grastorf, (914) 367-3202 or via e-mail at grastorf@fordham.edu.

*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Engaging Families- Saturday, 11/7, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*January Intersession Elective: Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective- January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. If interested, please sign up on 1st floor GSS bulletin board.

*Academic Advisory Meeting- Matriculated students NOT in Field. Saturday, 11/14, RM. G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

11-02: Anti-Racist Alliance Mtg., RM. 116, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

11-03: Normal operating day

11-04: BASW Integrated Seminar, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

11-05: Normal operating day

11-06: Normal operating day.

11-07: Learn @ Lunch: Engaging Families, RM. G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

*GSS Registration for Spring 2010-Dates are Monday, 12/7, from 2-4 p.m., Tuesday, 12/15, from 2-4 p.m., & Thursday, 1/7, from 2-4 p.m.

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Psychiatric Technician Open House- Time: Monday, 11/9 & 11/16, 2009, 3-5 p.m. Experienced certified nursing assistants are welcome as well as current students in the fields of: Nursing, Psychology and Social Work. On-Site Interviews & Tours. Please bring several copies of your resume. If you are unable to attend, please feel free to send a resume to westhr@svcmcny.org or apply online at http://www.svcmc.org/.

*Introduction to Creative Methods in Psychotherapy and Counseling- A one-day training in Psychodrama and Art Therapy techniques. This workshop will explore, experientially and theoretically, active interventions to better faciliate change in your clients. Instructor for this event is Gay French-Ottaviani, LCSW. There is a maximum of 8 participants. Time: 11/15, 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Bring your own lunch-drinks & snack provided. Fee: $80, Students $70. Call (914) 378-5088 & leave message to register.

*The Eight Annual Behavioral Health Conference: Behavioral Health, Ethics, and Performance-Sponsored by The Medisys Behavioral Health Network & Flushing Hospital Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Services. Time: Friday, November 13, 2009, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Location: Flushing Hospital Medical Center, 45th Avenue & Parsons Blvd., Flushing, NY 11355.

*Individual & System-Level Approaches to Difficult Clinical Problems: Suicide & Violence- Time: Thursday, 11/19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Location: St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services, Westport Campus Community Room, 47 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT. For the learning objectives for each presentation, please visit: http://www.stvincentsbehaviorahealth.org/ under the New/Events section. For more information call 203-341-4532. No Registration Required.

*"The Alzheimer's Project,"- A four part HBO documentary film produced in part by the Alzheimer's Association to be shown by Edna L. Roker Social Adult Center & The Osborn Retirement Community. Time: 11/16-11/23. First movie: Momentum in Science, will be shown on Monday, 11/16, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Second movie: Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?, is on Thursday, 11/19, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Third movie: The Memory Loss Tapes, is on Friday, 11/20, 9-11 a.m. Fourth movie: Caregivers, is on Monday, 11/23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Location: The "3000 Cinema" located at Osborn Retirement Community, 101 Theall Road, Rye, N.Y. All films are free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required. Parking is available, and light refreshments will be served. Please call the Roker Center to reserve your seat: (914) 761-3885.

*A Team of Partners in Palliative Care: Challenges and Choices in Ethics of Care at End of Life- Sponsored by Collaborative for End of Life Care. Time: Friday, 11/13, 8 a.m.-
4 p.m. Location: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606. Conference registration is free and a complimentary lunch will be provided thanks to our generous donors. To register: Phone-(914) 666-7616 ext. 235, Cornelia Schimert, Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley, Fax- ATTN: W. Dawe at (914) 559-3092, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester, On-line- http://www.westchesterendoflife.org/. Parking is provided adjacent to the County Center.

*GO! Applications available for the 1st Ever Graduate Student Global Outreach Service Immersion Trip- Travel to New Orleans, Louisiana Sunday, March 14- Saturday, March 20, 2010. Information sessions at Westchester Campus on the following dates: Saturday, October 31, 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, 12:40 p.m., and Thursday, November 5, 12:40. Lunch will be served at information sessions. Room TBA (Please sign up on bulletin board). All are welcome!

*Balancing Power in the Supervisory Relationship- Sponsored by JBFCS Rita Markus Training Institute. Time: Sunday, November 1st, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: JBFCS Child Care Training Building, 226 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532. Presenter: Frank Delano, LMSW, Director. There is a special $25 weekend fee for non-JBFCS staff for this course. Please call Dana McCarthy at 914-773-7316 with questions.

*Psychotherapy Treatment- Available through Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Referrals for treatment on a sliding scale. No insurance necessary.

-Prompt referrals, very reasonable sliding scale fees.
-Treatment provided by highly trained & experienced psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists.
-Daytime & evening hours available, private offices in Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield Counties
-Strict confidentiality, no insurance needed or utilized.
-Long-term intensive treatment available,

For application or more information: Call Nancy Bobker: (914) 967-1300 or visit our website: http://www.wcspp.orf/ (click treatment tab). WCSPP is a non-profit educational institution chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.

*Grand Rounds: Understanding Permanent Supportive Housing for the Homeless with Mental Illness- Sponsored by St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services & Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services. Time: 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m, 11/05/09. Location: St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services, 47 Long Lots Rd, Westport, CT 06880.

*Zen Interfaith Sitting Meditation- Every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., Chapel located at Fordham Westchester. Free and open to all; No registration needed. For more information visit http://www.kennedyzen.org/ or contact Carol Gibney at (914) 367-3420.

*NASW NYS Westchester Division presents: Serving Those Who Have Served: Social Work with Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Their Families- Key note presenter: Dr. MaryAnn Forgey, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, will speak on developing literacy in military culture and on her research and experience in working with Army families. Guest speaker Paul Tobin will speak on his work with disabled veterans, from the Vietnam War & Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), offering their personal insights on issues faced by those returning from war. Time: Wednesday, 11/18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Location: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Main Building, 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). Everyone welcome. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. For more information, please call (914) 367-3108.

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop-Follow up meetings on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.

*Thriving on the Bipolar Roller Coaster: How to Suceed with Bipolar Disorder- Book presentation with Phyllis Elliot, LCSW-R. Time: Saturday, 11/14, 12:45-1:30 p.m., RM. 228. Book signing available after the seminar.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

October 28, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*Ethical Eye- This November, a newsletter discussing ethics in social work practice -- the "ETHICAL EYE" -- will be published. Our first edition will include thoughts from faculty about ethics in social work practice. Subsequent issues, however, will involve YOU! We have established an anonymous web-based submission form for you to submit ethical dilemmas encountered in your practice for future publication and discussion.
Here's how it works:

1.) You experience a situation in your internship that you think involves ethical decision-making -- a client, for example, asks you to "keep a secret" but you are part of a treatment team; or your research project involves 5 year-old children and you wonder how you can ask for their consent to participate.

2.) You go to the web by clicking on Click Here to take survey and fill out the easy to follow submission guide.

3.) Your anonymous submission is read by a committee made up of an administrator, faculty from field, the Ethical Eye editor, and representatives from your student congress.

4.) The committee will then make a selection of scenarios from your submission to publish for our Fordham community. The publication will include responses from selected faculty and students, creating a community dialogue.

SHARPEN YOUR FOCUS-BE A PART OF THE "ETHICAL EYE"

*Attention Left-handed GSS Students: Receive a desktop palette for right-handed desks today! The following attachment, meant for those who experience awkwardness taking notes on right-handers' deskstops, may be obtained in room 147. Contact: Grant Grastorf, (914) 367-3202 or via e-mail at grastorf@fordham.edu.

*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Engaging Families- Saturday, 11/7, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*January Intersession Elective: Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective- January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. If interested, please sign up on 1st floor GSS bulletin board.

*Academic Advisory Meeting- Matriculated students NOT in Field. Saturday, 11/14, RM. G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-26: Normal operating day

10-27: Normal operating day

10-28: Advanced Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.
Professional Licensing Course: (New York State) Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, RM. G07, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

10-29: Normal operating day

10-30: Sexually Agressive Youth-Sponsored by Children FIRST, RM. 230, 8 a.m. -4 p.m.

10-31: Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting, RM. 105, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!



Important Reminders/Deadlines

*GSS Registration for Spring 2010-Dates are Monday, 12/7, from 2-4 p.m., Tuesday, 12/15, from 2-4 p.m., & Thursday, 1/7, from 2-4 p.m.

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*A Team of Partners in Palliative Care: Challenges and Choices in Ethics of Care at End of Life- Sponsored by Collaborative for End of Life Care. Time: Friday, 11/03, 8 a.m.-
4 p.m. Location: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606. Conference registration is free and a complimentary lunch will be provided thanks to our generous donors. To register: Phone-(914) 666-7616 ext. 235, Cornelia Schimert, Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley, Fax- ATTN: W. Dawe at (914) 559-3092, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester, On-line- http://www.westchesterendoflife.org/. Parking is provided adjacent to the County Center.

*GO! Applications available for the 1st Ever Graduate Student Global Outreach Service Immersion Trip- Travel to New Orleans, Louisiana Sunday, March 14- Saturday, March 20, 2010. Information sessions at Westchester Campus on the following dates: Saturday, October 31, 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, 12:40 p.m., and Thursday, November 5, 12:40. Lunch will be served at information sessions. Room TBA (Please sign up on bulletin board). All are welcome!

*Balancing Power in the Supervisory Relationship- Sponsored by JBFCS Rita Markus Training Institute. Time: Sunday, November 1st, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: JBFCS Child Care Training Building, 226 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532. Presenter: Frank Delano, LMSW, Director. There is a special $25 weekend fee for non-JBFCS staff for this course. Please call Dana McCarthy at 914-773-7316 with questions.

*Psychotherapy Treatment- Available through Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Referrals for treatment on a sliding scale. No insurance necessary.

-Prompt referrals, very reasonable sliding scale fees.
-Treatment provided by highly trained & experienced psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists.
-Daytime & evening hours available, private offices in Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield Counties
-Strict confidentiality, no insurance needed or utilized.
-Long-term intensive treatment available,

For application or more information: Call Nancy Bobker: (914) 967-1300 or visit our website: http://www.wcspp.orf/ (click treatment tab). WCSPP is a non-profit educational institution chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.

*Grand Rounds: Understanding Permanent Supportive Housing for the Homeless with Mental Illness- Sponsored by St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services & Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services. Time: 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m, 11/05/09. Location: St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services, 47 Long Lots Rd, Westport, CT 06880.

*Zen Interfaith Sitting Meditation- Every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., Chapel located at Fordham Westchester. Free and open to all; No registration needed. For more information visit http://www.kennedyzen.org/ or contact Carol Gibney at (914) 367-3420.

*NASW NYS Westchester Division presents: Serving Those Who Have Served: Social Work with Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Their Families- Key note presenter: Dr. MaryAnn Forgey, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, will speak on developing literacy in military culture and on her research and experience in working with Army families. Guest speaker Paul Tobin will speak on his work with disabled veterans, from the Vietnam War & Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), offering their personal insights on issues faced by those returning from war. Time: Wednesday, 11/18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Location: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Main Building, 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). Everyone welcome. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. For more information, please call (914) 367-3108.

*Hoarding Behaviors: Identification and Treatment Options- Sponsored by the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition. Presenter will be Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University. Time: Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11 a.m. Location: Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, N.Y., 10603. For more information about this free program or to register, contact Jeanne Pici, (914) 813-6397 or send her an e-mail at jsw1@westchestergov.com.

*Careers with the CIA Information Session- Location: Baruch College, Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave., Corner of 24th St., RM. 14-220. Time: Thursday, 10/29, 4:30-6 p.m. Please RSVP online at Baruch.edu/spa and scroll down to the event.

*Perceptions of Rape & Domestic Violence: From I Do to I Did- Sponsored by The College of New Rochelle's Office of Student Development & the Social Work Department. Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7-9 p.m., SCC Room C, The College of New Rochelle, Castle Place, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805, http://www.cnr.edu/. Light refreshments will be served.

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*The Third Annual Latino Mental Health Conference: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of the Latino Families & Communities- October 30-31, 2009, Friday, 10/30: 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10/31, 6-8 p.m., NYU Langone Medical Cente, Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, New York, NY 10016. Online registration preferred: Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt www.med.nyu.edu/courses/cme/latinomentalhealth2009

*Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop-Follow up meetings on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.

*Thriving on the Bipolar Roller Coaster: How to Suceed with Bipolar Disorder- Book presentation with Phyllis Elliot, LCSW-R. Time: Saturday, 11/14, 12:45-1:30 p.m., RM. 228. Book signing available after the seminar.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.



Saturday, October 24, 2009

October 24, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*Ethical Eye- This November, a newsletter discussing ethics in social work practice -- the "ETHICAL EYE" -- will be published. Our first edition will include thoughts from faculty about ethics in social work practice. Subsequent issues, however, will involve YOU! We have established an anonymous web-based submission form for you to submit ethical dilemmas encountered in your practice for future publication and discussion.

Here's how it works:

1.) You experience a situation in your internship that you think involves ethical decision-making -- a client, for example, asks you to "keep a secret" but you are part of a treatment team; or your research project involves 5 year-old children and you wonder how you can ask for their consent to participate.

2.) You go to the web by clicking on Click Here to take survey and fill out the easy to follow submission guide.

3.)
Your anonymous submission is read by a committee made up of an administrator, faculty from field, the Ethical Eye editor, and representatives from your student congress.

4.)
The committee will then make a selection of scenarios from your submission to publish for our Fordham community. The publication will include responses from selected faculty and students, creating a community dialogue.

SHARPEN YOUR FOCUS-BE A PART OF THE "ETHICAL EYE"

*Attention Left-handed GSS Students: Receive a desktop palette for right-handed desks today! The following attachment, meant for those who experience awkwardness taking notes on right-handers' deskstops, may be obtained in room 147. Contact: Grant Grastorf, (914) 367-3202 or via e-mail at grastorf@fordham.edu.
*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Engaging Families- Saturday, 11/7, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*the Fordham Westchester Fall Festival- Celebrate our one year anniversary in West Harrison! Enjoy the scenic fall colors around our campus with live jazz and warmed spiced apple cider. Tours of the campus with fun and prizes will make this event sure to please. Time: Sunday, October 25, from 2-4 p.m. Location: Fordham Westchester, 400 Westchester Ave., West Harrison, N.Y., 10604. Please RSVP by calling (914) 367-3202 or by e-mailing eventswc@fordham.edu

*January Intersession Elective: Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective- January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. Sign up on downstairs bulletin board by cafe.

*Academic Advisory Meeting- Matriculated students NOT in Field. Saturday, 11/14, RM. G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.
*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-26: Normal operating day

10-27: Normal operating day

10-28: Advanced Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.
Professional Licensing Course: (New York State) Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, RM. G07, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

10-29: Normal operating day

10-30: Sexually Agressive Youth-Sponsored by Children FIRST, RM. 230, 8 a.m. -4 p.m.

10-31: Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting, RM. 105, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!



Important Reminders/Deadlines

*GSS Registration for Spring 2010-Dates are Monday, 12/7, from 2-4 p.m., Tuesday, 12/15, from 2-4 p.m., & Thursday, 1/7, from 2-4 p.m.
**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Grand Rounds: Understanding Permanent Supportive Housing for the Homeless with Mental Illness- Sponsored by St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services & Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services. Time: 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m, 11/05/09. Location: St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Services, 47 Long Lots Rd, Westport, CT 06880.
*Zen Interfaith Sitting Meditation- Every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., Chapel located at Fordham Westchester. Free and open to all; No registration needed. For more information visit http://www.kennedyzen.org/ or contact Carol Gibney at (914) 367-3420.

*NASW NYS Westchester Division presents: Serving Those Who Have Served: Social Work with Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Their Families- Key note presenter: Dr. MaryAnn Forgey, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, will speak on developing literacy in military culture and on her research and experience in working with Army families. Guest speaker Paul Tobin will speak on his work with disabled veterans, from the Vietnam War & Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), offering their personal insights on issues faced by those returning from war. Time: Wednesday, 11/18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Location: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Main Building, 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). Everyone welcome. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. For more information, please call (914) 367-3108.

*Hoarding Behaviors: Identification and Treatment Options- Sponsored by the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition. Presenter will be Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University. Time: Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11 a.m. Location: Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, N.Y., 10603. For more information about this free program or to register, contact Jeanne Pici, (914) 813-6397 or send her an e-mail at jsw1@westchestergov.com.

*Careers with the CIA Information Session- Location: Baruch College, Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave., Corner of 24th St., RM. 14-220. Time: Thursday, 10/29, 4:30-6 p.m. Please RSVP online at Baruch.edu/spa and scroll down to the event.

*Perceptions of Rape & Domestic Violence: From I Do to I Did- Sponsored by The College of New Rochelle's Office of Student Development & the Social Work Department. Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7-9 p.m., SCC Room C, The College of New Rochelle, Castle Place, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805, http://www.cnr.edu/. Light refreshments will be served.

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*The Third Annual Latino Mental Health Conference: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of the Latino Families & Communities- October 30-31, 2009, Friday, 10/30: 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10/31, 6-8 p.m., NYU Langone Medical Cente, Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, New York, NY 10016. Online registration preferred: Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt www.med.nyu.edu/courses/cme/latinomentalhealth2009

*Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop-Follow up meetings on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


*Thriving on the Bipolar Roller Coaster: How to Suceed with Bipolar Disorder
- Book presentation with Phyllis Elliot, LCSW-R. Time: Saturday, 11/14, 12:45-1:30 p.m., RM. 228. Book signing available after the seminar.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.














Wednesday, October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Engaging Families- Saturday, 11/7, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

* the Fordham Westchester Fall Festival- Celebrate our one year anniversary in West Harrison! Enjoy the scenic fall colors around our campus with live jazz and warmed spiced apple cider. Tours of the campus with fun and prizes will make this event sure to please. Time: Sunday, October 25, from 2-4 p.m. Location: Fordham Westchester, 400 Westchester Ave., West Harrison, N.Y., 10604. Please RSVP by calling (914) 367-3202 or by e-mailing eventswc@fordham.edu

*January Intersession Elective: Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective- January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. Sign up on downstairs bulletin board by cafe.

*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Homelessness/Midnight Run- Thursday, 10/22, RM. 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting – October 24, 12:40-1:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-19: Practicum Lab, RM. 139, 6-7:50 p.m.

10-20: Normal operating day.

10-21: Foundation Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-22: Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Homelessness/Midnight Run, RM. 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

10-23: Normal operating day

10-24: Association of Black Social Workers Mtg., RM. 142, 12:40-1:40 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Zen Interfaith Sitting Meditation- Every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., Chapel located at Fordham Westchester. Free and open to all; No registration needed. For more information visit www.kennedyzen.org or contact Carol Gibney at (914) 367-3420.

*NASW NYS Westchester Division presents: Serving Those Who Have Served: Social Work with Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Their Families- Key note presenter: Dr. MaryAnn Forgey, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, will speak on developing literacy in military culture and on her research and experience in working with Army families. Guest speaker Paul Tobin will speak on his work with disabled veterans, from the Vietnam War & Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), offering their personal insights on issues faced by those returning from war. Time: Wednesday, 11/18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Location: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Main Building, 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). Everyone welcome. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. For more information, please call (914) 367-3108.

*Hoarding Behaviors: Identification and Treatment Options- Sponsored by the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition. Presenter will be Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University. Time: Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11 a.m. Location: Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, N.Y., 10603. For more information about this free program or to register, contact Jeanne Pici, (914) 813-6397 or send her an e-mail at jsw1@westchestergov.com.

*Careers with the CIA Information Session- Location: Baruch College, Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave., Corner of 24th St., RM. 14-220. Time: Thursday, 10/29, 4:30-6 p.m. Please RSVP online at Baruch.edu/spa and scroll down to the event.

*Perceptions of Rape & Domestic Violence: From I Do to I Did- Sponsored by The College of New Rochelle's Office of Student Development & the Social Work Department. Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7-9 p.m., SCC Room C, The College of New Rochelle, Castle Place, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805, http://www.cnr.edu/. Light refreshments will be served.

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*Voice Attunement for Therapists- Presented by Naaz Hosseini, MA LP, Gestalt Therapist/Voice Healer, Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuition: $110, $95 alumni, $80 student. Sponsored by Gestalt Seminars NY. Information & Registration: GestaltSeminars@aol.com, Ken Meyer, 516-909-8725. Location: Gestalt Associates, 201 East 34th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10016.

*The Third Annual Latino Mental Health Conference: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of the Latino Families & Communities- October 30-31, 2009, Friday, 10/30: 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10/31, 6-8 p.m., NYU Langone Medical Cente, Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, New York, NY 10016. Online registration preferred: Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt www.med.nyu.edu/courses/cme/latinomentalhealth2009

*Ron Chisom speaks at WESPAC! Undoing Racism: Organizing in Action. Thursday, October 22nd from 7:30-9:30 p.m. WESPAC Loft, located at 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd @ Post Road, 2nd Fl., White Plains, NY. RSVP: AntiracistAlliance@gmail.com. Follow up meetings for graduates of the Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.

*Thriving on the Bipolar Roller Coaster: How to Suceed with Bipolar Disorder- Book presentation with Phyllis Elliot, LCSW-R. Time: Saturday, 11/14, 12:45-1:30 p.m., RM. 228. Book signing available after the seminar.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

October 17, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss

Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*January Intersession Elective: Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective- January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. Sign up on downstairs bulletin board by cafe.

*Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Homelessness/Midnight Run- Thursday, 10/22, RM. 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Fordham University Westchester Class Ring Event hosted by Jostens- Saturday, 10/17, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Main Lobby.

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting
October 24, 12:40-1:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Creative Arts Therapy: Psychodrama and Art Therapy-October 18, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $40 for students.

*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-19: Practicum Lab, RM. 139, 6-7:50 p.m.

10-20: Normal operating day.

10-21: Foundation Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-22: Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Homelessness/Midnight Run, RM. 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

10-23: Normal operating day

10-24: Association of Black Social Workers Mtg., RM. 142, 12:40-1:40 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Perceptions of Rape & Domestic Violence: From I Do to I Did- Sponsored by The College of New Rochelle's Office of Student Development & the Social Work Department. Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7-9 p.m., SCC Room C, The College of New Rochelle, Castle Place, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805, www.cnr.edu. Light refreshments will be served.

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*Voice Attunement for Therapists- Presented by Naaz Hosseini, MA LP, Gestalt Therapist/Voice Healer, Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuition: $110, $95 alumni, $80 student. Sponsored by Gestalt Seminars NY. Information & Registration: GestaltSeminars@aol.com, Ken Meyer, 516-909-8725. Location: Gestalt Associates, 201 East 34th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10016. *The Third Annual Latino Mental Health Conference: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of the Latino Families & Communities- October 30-31, 2009, Friday, 10/30: 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10/31, 6-8 p.m., NYU Langone Medical Cente, Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, New York, NY 10016. Online registration preferred: Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt www.med.nyu.edu/courses/cme/latinomentalhealth2009

*Ron Chisom speaks at WESPAC! Undoing Racism: Organizing in Action. Thursday, October 22nd from 7:30-9:30 p.m. WESPAC Loft, located at 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd @ Post Road, 2nd Fl., White Plains, NY. RSVP: AntiracistAlliance@gmail.com. Follow up meetings for graduates of the Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch. *Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2009 Walk- The Office of Campus Ministry is sponsoring a Fordham Westchester Team. To sign up, go to the Campus Ministry Bulletin Board outside of cafe. All are welcome! Contact: Carol Gibney, cgibney@fordham.edu

*NASW & the League of Women Voters of Westchester present "Health Care Issues: Urgent Issues, Critical Information" - A discussion on health care reform proposals & health care costs. Speakers: Mark Hannay, Dir. NY Metro Health Care for All Campaign, Mary Beth Morrissey, MPH, Health Care Attorney, Fordham Ravazzin Center on Aging. Date: Monday, October 19th, 2009. Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Main Bldg., 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). For additional info: (914) 367-3100.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

October 14, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

*January Intersession Elective- Social Work from the Human Rights Perspective, January 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Poindexter. Sign up on downstairs bulletin board by cafe.

*Fordham University Westchester Class Ring Event hosted by Jostens- Saturday, 10/17, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Main Lobby.

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting – October 24, 12:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Creative Arts Therapy – Psychodrama and Art Therapy, October 18, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $40 for students.

*Homelessness Workshop – 10/22, room 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-12: Columbus Day-University closed.

10-13: Students for Social Justice Mtg., RM. 117, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

10-14: Advanced Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-15: Normal operating day.

10-16: Normal operating day

10-17: Fordham University Westchester Class Ring Event hosted by Jolstens. Main lobby,
11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Going Green: Making Healthy Choices for a Safe Pregnancy and Family" - Sponsored by Hudson Valley Regional Perinatal Forum. Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Marriot Westchester, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591. Conference fee: Early registration fee: $60 (Must be post marked by 10/21/09), Late and on-site registration fee: $75 (After 10/21/09). Includes breakfast, lunch & conference materials. Contact: (914) 493-7612 or e-mail BaldygaE@wcmc.com or Heather_Brumberg@nymc.edu. To fax registration: (914) 493-1005.

*Voice Attunement for Therapists- Presented by Naaz Hosseini, MA LP, Gestalt Therapist/Voice Healer, Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuition: $110, $95 alumni, $80 student. Sponsored by Gestalt Seminars NY. Information & Registration: GestaltSeminars@aol.com, Ken Meyer, 516-909-8725. Location: Gestalt Associates, 201 East 34th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10016.

*The Third Annual Latino Mental Health Conference: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of the Latino Families & Communities- October 30-31, 2009, Friday, 10/30: 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10/31, 6-8 p.m., NYU Langone Medical Cente, Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, New York, NY 10016. Online registration preferred: Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt www.med.nyu.edu/courses/cme/latinomentalhealth2009

*Ron Chisom speaks at WESPAC! Undoing Racism: Organizing in Action. Thursday, October 22nd from 7:30-9:30 p.m. WESPAC Loft, located at 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd @ Post Road, 2nd Fl., White Plains, NY. RSVP: AntiracistAlliance@gmail.com. Follow up meetings for graduates of the Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2009 Walk- The Office of Campus Ministry is sponsoring a Fordham Westchester Team. To sign up, go to the Campus Ministry Bulletin Board outside of cafe. All are welcome! Contact: Carol Gibney, cgibney@fordham.edu

*NASW & the League of Women Voters of Westchester present "Health Care Issues: Urgent Issues, Critical Information" - A discussion on health care reform proposals & health care costs. Speakers: Mark Hannay, Dir. NY Metro Health Care for All Campaign, Mary Beth Morrissey, MPH, Health Care Attorney, Fordham Ravazzin Center on Aging. Date: Monday, October 19th, 2009. Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Main Bldg., 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). For additional info: (914) 367-3100.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

October 10, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Fordham University Westchester Class Ring Event hosted by Jostens- Saturday, 10/17, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Main Lobby.

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting – October 24, 12:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Creative Arts Therapy – Psychodrama and Art Therapy, October 18, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $40 for students.

*Homelessness Workshop – 10/22, room 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Bereavment Work with Children Workshop- 10/10, room G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Fall meeting for delegates is October 10 at 12:40 p.m., room 120. Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-12: Columbus Day-University closed.

10-13: Students for Social Justice Mtg., RM. 117, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

10-14: Advanced Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-15: Normal operating day.

10-16: Normal operating day

10-17: Fordham University Westchester Class Ring Event hosted by Jolstens. Main lobby,
11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Ron Chisom speaks at WESPAC! Undoing Racism: Organizing in Action. Thursday, October 22nd from 7:30-9:30 p.m. WESPAC Loft, located at 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd @ Post Road, 2nd Fl., White Plains, NY. RSVP: AntiracistAlliance@gmail.com. Follow up meetings for graduates of the Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison

*The Link Between Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence and Animal Abuse. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month Victims Assistance Services, a component of WestCOP. Speaker Phil Arkow of American Humane Society and a panel of local professional will discuss how domestic violence affects everyone, including our pets. Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009. Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Location: YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North Ave., White Plains, NY 10605. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Rebecca deSimone, rdesimone@westcop.org.

*GSS Men in Social Work, Saturday, 10/10, RM. G12, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Students for Social Justice, Tuesday, 10/13, RM. 117 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next? , St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2009 Walk- The Office of Campus Ministry is sponsoring a Fordham Westchester Team. To sign up, go to the Campus Ministry Bulletin Board outside of cafe. All are welcome! Contact: Carol Gibney, cgibney@fordham.edu

*NASW & the League of Women Voters of Westchester present "Health Care Issues: Urgent Issues, Critical Information" - A discussion on health care reform proposals & health care costs. Speakers: Mark Hannay, Dir. NY Metro Health Care for All Campaign, Mary Beth Morrissey, MPH, Health Care Attorney, Fordham Ravazzin Center on Aging. Date: Monday, October 19th, 2009. Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Main Bldg., 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). For additional info: (914) 367-3100.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.

Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

October 7, 2009

www.fordham.edu/gss


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.**

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting – October 24, 12:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

*Supporting Families through Separation or Divorce: Legal Options and Parenting Issues, October 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $30 for students.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Creative Arts Therapy – Music, Dance, Poetry and Journal Therapy, October 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., $40 for students

*Creative Arts Therapy – Psychodrama and Art Therapy, October 18, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $40 for students.

*Homelessness Workshop – 10/22, room 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Bereavment Work with Children Workshop- 10/10, room G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Fall meetings for delegates are October 8 and 10 at 12:40 p.m., room 120. Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-05: Anti-Racist Alliance Mtg., RM. 116, 5:30-7 p.m.

10-06: Normal operating day.

10-07: Foundation Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-08: Supporting Families through Divorce: Legal Options and Parenting Issues, RM. 221, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

10-09: Undoing Racism Workshop, RM. 116, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

10-10: Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Bereavement Work with Children, RM. G11, 12:40- 1:40 p.m. GSS Men in Social Work, RM. G12, 12:40-1:40 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*Ron Chisom speaks at WESPAC! Undoing Racism: Organizing in Action. Thursday, October 22nd from 7:30-9:30 p.m. WESPAC Loft, located at 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd @ Post Road, 2nd Fl., White Plains, NY. RSVP: AntiracistAlliance@gmail.com. Follow up meetings for graduates of the Undoing Racism Community Organizing Workshop on Monday 5:30-7 p.m. on November 2, December 7th @ Fordham University/Westchester Campus in Harrison

*The Link Between Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence and Animal Abuse. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month Victims Assistance Services, a component of WestCOP. Speaker Phil Arkow of American Humane Society and a panel of local professional will discuss how domestic violence affects everyone, including our pets. Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009. Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Location: YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North Ave., White Plains, NY 10605. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Rebecca deSimone, rdesimone@westcop.org.

*GSS Men in Social Work, Saturday, 10/10, RM. G12, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Students for Social Justice, Tuesday, 10/13, RM. 117 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next?, St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Sacred Text for Stressful Times: Interfaith Panel & Discussion-Thursday, Oct. 8th 7-8:30 p.m. at Fordham Westchester Campus. Please RSVP at cmwest@fordham.edu.

*Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2009 Walk- The Office of Campus Ministry is sponsoring a Fordham Westchester Team. To sign up, go to the Campus Ministry Bulletin Board outside of cafe. All are welcome! Contact: Carol Gibney, cgibney@fordham.edu

*NASW & the League of Women Voters of Westchester present "Health Care Issues: Urgent Issues, Critical Information" - A discussion on health care reform proposals & health care costs. Speakers: Mark Hannay, Dir. NY Metro Health Care for All Campaign, Mary Beth Morrissey, MPH, Health Care Attorney, Fordham Ravazzin Center on Aging. Date: Monday, October 19th, 2009. Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Main Bldg., 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). For additional info: (914) 367-3100.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry.


Student to Student

Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

October 3rd, 2009

http://www.fordham.edu/


Announcements

Here’s what’s happening, A to Z. Details on all announcements are located on the ground-floor and main-level bulletin boards.

**Candidate-for-degree cards are past due for all students who complete their MSW requirements at the end of fall semester 2009. Please contact Polly Kaplan (pokaplan@fordham.edu) immediately if you are a February 2010 graduate.** *

*Association of Black Social Workers Meeting – October 24, 12:40 p.m., room 142. All welcome.

*Supporting Families through Separation or Divorce: Legal Options and Parenting Issues, October 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $30 for students.

Continuing Education offerings at Fordham Westchester – Check the bulletin boards for additional information of the following workshops.

*Creative Arts Therapy – Music, Dance, Poetry and Journal Therapy, October 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., $40 for students

*Creative Arts Therapy – Psychodrama and Art Therapy, October 18, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $40 for students.

*Homelessness Workshop – 10/22, room 230, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Bereavment Work with Children Workshop- 10/10, room G11, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Student Congress – Fall meetings for delegates are October 6, 8 and 10 at 12:40 p.m., room 120. Congress is composed of 1 to 3 students from each integrative seminar. Please consider volunteering.

*Writing services – Writing consultant is Jacqueline McKnight (jmckcsw@aol.com). Writing handbooks ($10) and a complete list of services are available in 106A.


This Week at GSS

10-05: Anti-Racist Alliance Mtg., RM. 116, 5:30-7 p.m.

10-06: Normal operating day.

10-07: Foundation Year Integrated Seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m./5:30-7:30 p.m.

10-08: Supporting Families through Divorce: Legal Options and
Parenting Issues, RM. 221, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

10-09: Undoing Racism Workshop, RM. 116, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

10-10: Learn @ Lunch Workshop: Bereavement Work with Children,
RM. G11, 12:40- 1:40 p.m.

GSS Men in Social Work, RM. G12, 12:40-1:40 p.m.


Important Reminders/Deadlines

*Parking permits – Secure your parking permit registration at the security desk. Upon completion, submit to security office, room 143, with car registration and student ID. Fee is $100 per year.

*Student ID cards are delivered to Henry Davis, room 106A, if you mailed your photo to Fordham. Otherwise, visit room 13G on the ground level to secure your card.


Community Events

*GSS Men in Social Work, Saturday, 10/10, RM. G12, 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*Students for Social Justice, Tuesday, 10/13, RM. 117 12:40-1:40 p.m.

*After Suicide Attempts and Completions: What Comes Next?, St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, Thursday, 10/29, 12:30-4 p.m., 275 North St., Harrison, N.Y. 10528. Fee: $25 per person, includes lunch.

*Sacred Text for Stressful Times: Interfaith Panel & Discussion-Thursday, Oct. 8th 7-8:30 p.m. at Fordham Westchester Campus. Please RSVP at cmwest@fordham.edu.

*Fordham University Graduate Student Retreat- Oct. 9-11 (Fri. early evening to Sun. noon). Location: Fordham's Retreat House, Goshen, N.Y. Cost: $50.00. Make checks payable to Fordham University Campus Ministry. Sign-up located in Westchester Campus Ministry Office room 133. Registration no later than Oct. 5th, 2009. Questions in care of Carol Gibney, (914) 367-3420 or cgibney@fordham.edu.

*Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2009 Walk- The Office of Campus Ministry is sponsoring a Fordham Westchester Team. To sign up, go to the Campus Ministry Bulletin Board outside of cafe. All are welcome! Contact: Carol Gibney, cgibney@fordham.edu

*NASW & the League of Women Voters of Westchester present "Health Care Issues: Urgent Issues, Critical Information" - A discussion on health care reform proposals & health care costs. Speakers: Mark Hannay, Dir. NY Metro Health Care for All Campaign, Mary Beth Morrissey, MPH, Health Care Attorney, Fordham Ravazzin Center on Aging. Date: Monday, October 19th, 2009. Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Main Bldg., 21 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, N.Y., 10605 (at Maple Ave.). For additional info: (914) 367-3100.

*Non-Profit /Government Careers & Internships Fair- Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, 3-6 p.m., Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave., (24th St.), 14th Fl. Workshops at the fair are first come, first serve basis. Workshop #1: How to Apply for Federal Jobs, 3:30/5:00 p.m., Workshop #2: Careers with the State Department, 4:15/5:45 p.m. This fair is exclusively for graduate-level students & alumni. Find jobs & internships with non-profit city, state, & federal agencies. Over 30 attending agencies. No RSVP needed. Must wear business attire & submit a resume at the door for entry. Student to Student Do you have an announcement for other students; something to buy, sell, exchange; a group or activity you want to organize? Please e-mail your announcement to Henry Davis (hdavis8@fordham.edu) for posting.


Career Services/Licensing

Benay Lindenauer, Director of Career Services – lindenauer@fordham.edu, 212-636-7639.

Welcome to GSS News & Views!

Check in regularly, and feel free to contact any GSS staff member for support. Here is how you find us.

Janna C. Heyman, Ph.D., Associate Dean/Program Director; 917-367-3030, heyman@fordham.edu


Linda White-Ryan, LMSW, R.N., CASAC, Assistant Director; 914-367-3017, whiteryan@fordham.edu


Aida Lau, Academic Administrator, GSS Tuition Remission, alau@fordham.edu; 914-367-3104


Henry Davis, Assistant to the Dean/Faculty and Student Services, hdavis8@fordham.edu; 914-367-3101


Laura Sutter, Executive Secretary, lsutter@fordham.edu; 914-367-3108


Field Practicum staff :

Vincenza Corcoran, Associate Director, 914-367-3107; Corcoran@fordham.edu


Gail Davenport, Assistant Director, 914-367-3109; gdavenport@fordham.edu


GSSS Westchester Career Services:


Derek Brown, Coordinator of Career Services, adebrown@fordham.edu


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Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.


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