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  • University of Chicago - SSA
    Upcoming Application Deadlines Click here for more information Faculty Honored Mark Courtney to be Inducted as Fellow in AASWSW Read more Excellence in Social Work 2012 Butler Distinctive Innovation in Social Services Awards Announced Read more Recent News Upcoming Events See All RSS See All RSS Previous Sunday 11 04 12 00am Melissa Roderick s Network for College Success has graduation focus Monday 10 15 3 45pm Jens Ludwig is elected to the National Academy of Science s Institute of Medicine Wednesday 10 10 3 42pm Crime Lab Study Illinois Indiana big source of guns used in Chicago crimes say cops Monday 10 08 3 38pm Susan Lambert discusses low wage and hourly work Saturday 10 06 3 33pm Susan Lambert Holiday Jobs Come With Uncertainty For Workers Tuesday 10 02 3 30pm Scott Allard Appointed Faculty Director of the University of Chicago Urban Network Monday 10 01 2 45pm Charles Payne Discusses Parent Engagement in the Classroom Friday 09 28 11 55am Mark Courtney on Learning the Value of Money From Inside the Foster Care System Thursday 09 27 10 32am Jens Ludwig comments on debate over St Louis gun crime bail Thursday 09 27 10 28am Harold Pollack on how block clubs work to stop neighborhood violence Tuesday 09 25 10 25am SSA student helps former Chicago mayor and Gary IN Tuesday 09 25 10 22am Harold Pollack Romney s Medicaid Remarks On 60 Minutes Raise Eyebrows Monday 09 24 10 12am Marci Ybarra How Welfare reform misses America s poorest Friday 09 21 10 15am Roberto Gonzales discusses lack of access to financial aid for undocumented students Next Previous Monday 11 12 9 00am Nov 12 9 00 AM Field Learning Agreements Due to Field Consultant All EEP Students Monday 11 12 11 00am Nov 12 11

    Original URL path: http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu/ (2012-11-12)
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  • Faculty & Staff | University of Chicago - SSA
    Susan J Lambert Jens Ludwig Jeanne C Marsh Stanley G McCracken J Curtis McMillen Jennifer E Mosley Dolores Norton Virginia L Parks Charles M Payne Harold A Pollack Melissa Roderick Tina L Rzepnicki Gina M Samuels William Sites Michael R Sosin Dexter R Voisin Miwa Yasui Marci A Ybarra Helen Harris Perlman Visiting Professorship International Lecturers Past Visiting Faculty Aaron Banman Mary Jo Barrett Sarah Ben Shahar Ann Bergart Victor Bernstein Andy Brake Rebecca Brashler Priscilla Brinkman Mary Bunn Evette Cardona Pam Carroll Donald Catherall Pajarita Charles Tim Devitt Binita Donohue Sharon Dornberg Lee Timothy Dwyer Robert Eschmann Deborah Hagman Shannon Debra Hass John Hayner Paul Holmes Beth Anne Jacob Sandi Johnson Shaun Lane Jeff Levy Sybil Madison Boyd Katharine Mann Matthew Maronick Alexandra Jane McCourt Susan McCracken Stephen McMillin Jason McVicker Gregory Morton Pete Myers Eric Ornstein Joan Palmer Shipra Parikh Janice Pyrce Amy Rynell Mark Sanders Dave Simpson Helene Snyder Kelli Underwood Rebecca Feinstein Winitzer EINet Mixed Income Development Study SHINE Work Scheduling Study Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law JHPPL Staff Directory my SSA Welcome to the new mySSA portal for current students faculty and staff A CNet ID is required My SSA Home Print Share This Page SSA faculty prepare working professionals to handle society s most difficult problems by developing new knowledge promoting a deeper understanding of the causes and human costs of social inequities and building bridges between rigorous research and the practice of helping individuals families and communities to achieve a better quality of life Faculty Expertise Faculty Books Funded Research William Pollak Award for Excellence in Teaching at SSA Events Calendar Monday 11 12 9 00am Nov 12 9 00 AM Field Learning Agreements Due to Field Consultant All EEP Students Monday 11 12 11 00am Nov 12 11 00 AM

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  • Alumni | University of Chicago - SSA
    Alumni Contact Database Alumni Weekend Alumni Reflections Volunteer Professional Development SSA alumni receive a 20 discount on any workshop or lecture offered through the Professional Development Program Whether you re interested in continuing education credits or simply want to deepen your knowledge in a specific area Spanish for social workers for example consult the schedule or register today Be a Mentor or Field Instructor SSA alumni are the best mentors and teachers of SSA students Here are some ways you can support the next generation of social workers Volunteer to offer informational interviews through Career Services Help out with Washington Week or volunteer to host a student through the Summer Shadows Program Become a field instructor or suggest your organization as a field agency Recruit SSA Grads You know the quality and rigor of an SSA education and the impact on SSA prepared social worker can have on your organization and it serves Contact Career Services to post a job attend our Spring Career Fair or engage in other on campus recruiting and mentoring activites Give to SSA Show your support for SSA and its historic mission by making a gift to the SSA Fund Your gift no matter the amount will make a difference in the education of our students and in the agencies and programs across the globe where they learn from field placements and work as alumni Events Calendar Monday 11 12 9 00am Nov 12 9 00 AM Field Learning Agreements Due to Field Consultant All EEP Students Monday 11 12 11 00am Nov 12 11 00 AM How I Served A Collection of University of Chicago Veterans Stories Monday 11 12 12 00pm Nov 12 12 00 PM Criminal Justice Where Does Social Work Fir In Tuesday 11 13 11 00am Nov 13 11 00

    Original URL path: http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu/alumni (2012-11-12)
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  • Current Students | University of Chicago - SSA
    Students Office Family Resource Center LGBTQ Student Life Medical Care Office of International Affairs Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Resources for Students with Disabilities Student Handbook Student Loan Administration Tuition and Fees Advocates Forum Arts and Activities Athletics Career Services Chicago Maroon Dining Housing Clubs and Organizations Events Calendar Chalk cMore Computing Services MyUChicago Webmail mySSA Welcome to the new mySSA portal for current students faculty and staff A CNet ID is required Login Home Print Share This Page Information for Current Students Thanksgiving Holiday Hours SSA BUILDING AND ALL DEPARTMENTS WILL BE OPEN DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21st Closed On THURSDAY November 22nd And FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23rd Regular Hours will resume on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24th Building Computer Lab and Library SUNDAY NOVEMBER 25 th Building Computer Lab and Library New International Social Welfare Program of Study The International Social Welfare Program is designed for students interested in understanding social welfare challenges in a globalizing world To learn more about SSA s new International Social Welfare Program sequence of electives click here Exploring India For the last three summers SSA students have had the opportunity to study with Associate Professor Robert Chaskin and the faculty at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences TISS in Mumbai India Last fall SSA served as hosts to several TISS students on our campus They attended classes at SSA shadowed a couple of SSA students in their field placement and participated in other SSA events for the duration of their exchange program A new group of TISS students will be joining us in fall 2012 To read more about the first SSA exchange program to Mumbai please click here to read the SSA Magazine article Exploring India Events Calendar Monday 11 12 9 00am Nov 12 9 00 AM Field Learning Agreements

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  • About SSA | University of Chicago - SSA
    to distinguish us today SSA differs from other graduate schools of social work because we challenge our students to dig deeper to understand the root causes and human costs of social inequity Our mission is to continue to produce the best most forwarding thinking research in social work and social welfare policy and to prepare the best social workers to use those ideas to serve individuals families and communities in creating a better quality of life Our First Century SSA was one of the first schools of social work in the United States opening our doors in 1908 as the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy In 1920 SSA became part of the University of Chicago one of the world s premier universities and a bastion of progressive interdisciplinary scholarship Together we formed an academic community with the intellectual rigor and mission driven idealism to directly improve the lives of the disenfranchised in the City of Chicago and across the nation Browse the interactive SSA timeline SSA Today SSA is one of the top three graduate schools of social work in the world Our remarkably diverse students arrive with energy empathy intelligence and a keen desire to serve We give them the firm theoretical foundation the clinical and policy perspective and the hands on experience to make a meaningful impact in the lives of the most vulnerable people in our society SSA and the University support interdisciplinary research centers that shed light on the complex connections between race human rights politics access to care with a special emphasis on preventive policies and practices SSA graduates quickly advance to leadership positions in clinical practice public and private social welfare agencies community development organizations policy research institutes charitable foundations and academia Meet the SSA Community Learn more about our faculty and some

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  • Academics | University of Chicago - SSA
    organizer you need to understand how policy and politics translates into meaningful change on the ground In all of our academic programs masters doctoral and professional development you will receive a broad intellectual foundation in the social sciences combined with practical knowledge and field experience to improve people s lives through smart compassionate service Academic Programs The rigor and quality of an SSA education has earned us a spot among the top three graduate schools of social work in the nation The Master s Program offers a uniquely challenging professionally flexible degree that lets you concentrate in either clinical social work or social work administration The full time program is a two year program There are several enrollment options from which to choose the full time program the part time program the 15 month accelerated program the extended evening program dual degree programs the AB AM program The Doctoral Program lets you gain a deeper mastery of both social science theory and research methods under the guidance of a faculty mentor Professional Development Program keeps your skills and licensure up to date through lectures and workshops with the field s leading scholars and practitioners Career Services SSA is one of

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  • Admissions | University of Chicago - SSA
    was founded on the belief that only a truly interdisciplinary social work education a combination of practice policy and research produces individuals with the intellectual foundation and practical skills to be effective agents of change Whether you want to pursue clinical practice or begin a career in social work policy and administration there is no better place to study Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in clinical social work government and nonprofit social services administration policymaking academia and much more Our Programs Learn more about each of our academic programs The Master s Program offers a uniquely rigorous professionally flexible degree that lets you concentrate in either clinical social work or social work administration There are several enrollment options from which to choose the full time program the part time day program the 15 month accelerated program the extended evening program dual degree programs the AB AM program The Doctoral Program lets you pursue research and advanced study under the guidance of a faculty mentor Professional Development Program keeps your skills and licensure up to date through lectures and workshops with the field s leading scholars and practitioners How to Apply Our master s and doctoral programs start in the fall with the exception of our 15 month accelerated AM program which starts in the spring Regardless of the program you plan to enter we encourage you to apply as early as possible Registration for professional development courses and workshops is ongoing Master s Program Admission Doctoral Program Admission Professional Development Program Visit Us We strongly encourage you to plan a visit to campus and to meet with the Office of Admissions See for yourself why Chicago is one of the world s great cities and talk to current students and faculty about the impact of an SSA education

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  • Research | University of Chicago - SSA
    of the most pressing questions in clinical social work social policy social welfare administration and community development They often work in partnership with agencies and programs in Chicago and around the world and eagerly pursue opportunities to put their findings to work improving the lives of individuals and communities Their research informs and guides best practices for evidence based social work and social welfare policy Research Centers Outreach Many of our current projects are being investigated through interdisciplinary research centers and initiatives several of which have partnerships with local agencies who provide needed care and outreach while furthering our understanding of how individuals and societies function Center for Health Administration Studies CHAS Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention CCYVP Crime Lab Employment Instability Family Well being and Social Policy Network Network for College Success NCS STI and HIV Intervention Network SHINE Urban Education Initiative SSA faculty and students also benefit from the strong tradition of social science and public policy scholarship at the University of Chicago including research initiatives lead by the Center for Health Administration Studies Center for Health and the Social Sciences CHESS the Center for Gender Studies at the University of Chicago the Center for Human Potential

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