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  • University of Chicago - SSA
    Work Schedules among Early Career Employees in the US Tuesday 08 26 12 00am Dexter Voisin s new study Gang life brings deep health risks for girls Friday 08 15 12 00am Susan Lambert and Julia Henly note that unpredictable work schedules impact employees ability to raise children or work more hours Friday 08 15 12 00am Henly and Lambert s Research on Just in Time Scheduling Featured in HuffPost Wednesday 08 13 12 00am Harold Pollack comments on possible benefits of Medicaid expansion to former prison inmates Thursday 08 07 12 00am Susan Lambert and Julia Henly s new research examines part time work trends and possible remedies Thursday 07 31 12 00am Chicago priest cites UChicago Crime Lab research which found that gun turn ins by owners ages 16 to 30 have most impact on reducing crime Wednesday 07 30 12 00am Susan Lambert says that in trying to minimize costs retailers turn to part time workers Tuesday 07 29 12 00am Lambert Workers who place limits on their availability could be inadvertently punished Sunday 07 27 12 00am UChicago Crime Lab 10 million in federal funding to expand programs for Chicago youth Friday 07 25 12 00am Harold Pollack explains legal and semantic issues surrounding passage of the ACA Friday 07 25 12 00am Melissa Roderick s research cited Only 38 percent of CPS seniors who were qualified for selective colleges enrolled Monday 07 21 12 00am White House highlights UChicago violence prevention research Monday 07 21 12 00am Harold Pollack says recent research highlights need to increase number of schools serving poor children Next Previous Tuesday 09 09 8 30am Sep 9 8 30 AM Community Schools Program of Study Wednesday 09 17 6 00pm Sep 17 6 00 PM PDP Culture Change Planning and Intervention

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  • Faculty & Staff | University of Chicago - SSA
    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 Fred Ssewamala Dexter R Voisin Miwa Yasui Marci A Ybarra Theresa Anasti Charity Anderson Carolyn Barnes Mary Jo Barrett Nicole Beechum Sarah Ben Shahar Ann Bergart Priscilla Brinkman Mary Bunn Evette Cardona Pam Carroll Donald Catherall Jessica Darrow Tim Devitt Renee Dominguez Binita Donohue Robert Eschmann Joanne Flom Ellen Frank Miller Stacey Gordon Melinda Gronen Deborah Hagman Shannon Christie Hahn Shira Hassan Curt Holderfield Paul Holmes Matthew Holsapple Martha Holstein Beth Anne Jacob Michael Kristovic Shaun Lane Jeff Levy Nikki Lively Sybil Madison Boyd Katharine Mann Alexandra Jane McCourt Susan McCracken Jason McVicker Jennifer Meade Veronica Moraga Pete Myers Eric Ornstein Joan Palmer Shipra Parikh Lo Patrick Janice Pyrce Jane Ramsey Mark Sanders Amy Schigelone Constance Sheehan Helene Snyder John Sykes Nicholas Turner Elaine Waxman Dana Weiner Jancey Wickstrom Helen Harris Perlman Visiting Professorship International Lecturers Past Visiting Faculty Illinois New York Child Care Research Partnership CCRP EINet Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law JHPPL Mixed Income Development Study Network for College Success SHINE Work Scheduling Study 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 Award for Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring at SSA William Pollak Award for Excellence in Teaching at SSA Events Calendar Tuesday 09

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  • Alumni | University of Chicago - SSA
    economics to theoretical physics We encourage you to be a strong link in the SSA community network by maintaining a close connection to the School its programs and its students Connect With SSA SSA Magazine meSSAges e newsletter Alumni Contact Database Alumni Weekend Alumni Reflections Volunteer Find Alumni Events in Your Area Upcoming Events 2014 ConverSSAtions Series 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

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  • Current Students | University of Chicago - SSA
    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 MyUChicago Computing Services SSA Computing Policies University of Chicago IT Services Accessing Campus Resources from Off Campus Webmail Manage Your CNetID Computer Classes Campus Computer Store mySSA Welcome to the mySSA portal for current students faculty and staff A CNet ID is required Login Home Print Share This Page Information for Current Students Building Closed For Labor Day SSA will be closed on Monday 9 1 14 due to the Labor Day Holiday Regular business hours 8am to 5pm will resume on Tuesday September 2 2014 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 International Social Welfare Program sequence of electives click here Exploring India For the last four 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 2013 To read more about the first SSA exchange program to Mumbai please click here to read the SSA Magazine article Exploring India 2013 14 Academic Year Building Hours Main Building Monday Thursday 8 00 AM 9 00 PM Friday 8 00 AM 5 00 PM Saturday 10 00 AM 5 00 PM Sunday 12 noon 5 00 PM

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  • About SSA | University of Chicago - SSA
    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 of our latest research projects Then come to Chicago and visit us in person Experience the

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  • Academics | University of Chicago - SSA
    or community 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

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  • Admissions | University of Chicago - SSA
    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 If you can t make it to Chicago we

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  • Research | University of Chicago - SSA
    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 Illinois New York Child Care Research Partnership CCRP 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

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