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July 27, 2021

a 1940's hand drawing of WMU's buildings and campus by John Kemper

Let's get moving: With a walk around campus

Take a walk around Western's campus on a tour lead by Lynn Houghton and find out what was there before the buildings we know were constructed.

Date: Tuesday, Jul. 27
Time: noon
Location: Leave from the Oaklands

July 29, 2021

hand in a yoga mudra position resting on a knee in a silhouette against a sunset

Mindfulness Sessions

This program takes a research-driven approach to the mind/body connection, offering an increased understanding of what is happening biologically and neurologically. We will explore the health benefits associated with mindfulness as well as take time to write, reflect, share, and learn from peers.

Date: Thursday, Jul. 29
Time: 11:30am to noon
Location: 3014 Student Recreation Center

August 5, 2021

vegetables and herbs in a bowl on a blue marble background

Summer Nutrition Series:

How has the pandemic affected your diet? 
This workshop will review nationwide pandemic trends seen in the food and nutrition sector, and address ways to ensure healthy dietary habits prevail.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 5
Time: 11:00am to noon
Location: Virtual meeting on ExperienceWMU

August 6, 2021

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Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training will provide an opportunity for child welfare workers to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE offered: 3 SW, Certificate of Participation

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 9:00am to noon

Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training provides an opportunity for child welfare workers, and those that work with children, to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE's Offered: 3 Social Work

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

August 10, 2021

vegetables and herbs in a bowl on a blue marble background

Summer Nutrition Series:

How has the pandemic affected your diet? 
This workshop will review nationwide pandemic trends seen in the food and nutrition sector, and address ways to ensure healthy dietary habits prevail.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 10
Time: noon to 1:00pm
Location: Virtual meeting on ExperienceWMU

August 11, 2021

Faculty, staff headshots sessions

Formal headshots for faculty and staff will be taken in the lobby of the second floor of the Bernhard Center. Photos are taken on a walk-in basis, and no appointments are needed.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 11
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Spices in bowls with a wooden spoon and a notebook under it

Recipe for Success

This two-part series will focus on evidence-based nutrition guidelines to help you achieve and maintain an eating pattern that can impact your health today, tomorrow, and far into the future.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 11
Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Virtual Seminar on Zoom

August 12, 2021

Information Literacy Microcourse: An Introduction

For faculty, instructors and graduate students: Get a short overview of the new microcourse in Elearning that provides asynchronous instructional modules in forming a research question, creating a search strategy, and accessing journal articles and books through the University Libraries website. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 12
Time: 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Webex

August 18, 2021

Opioid Overdose Prevention

Presented in partnership with The Red Project and the Muskegon County Health Department This training will focus on using the CARE Model for medication to prevent opioid overdose. Social Work and MCBAP CEUs available

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 18
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Whitelake Community Library

August 19, 2021

hand in a yoga mudra position resting on a knee in a silhouette against a sunset

Mindfulness Sessions

This program takes a research-driven approach to the mind/body connection, offering an increased understanding of what is happening biologically and neurologically. We will explore the health benefits associated with mindfulness as well as take time to write, reflect, share, and learn from peers.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 19
Time: 11:30am to noon
Location: 3014 Student Recreation Center

August 20, 2021

August 21, 2021

August 24, 2021

August 26, 2021

August 27, 2021

Information Literacy Microcourse: An Introduction

For faculty, instructors and graduate students: Get a short overview of the new microcourse in Elearning that provides asynchronous instructional modules in forming a research question, creating a search strategy, and accessing journal articles and books through the University Libraries website. Registration requested.

Date: Friday, Aug. 27
Time: 10:00am to 10:30am
Location: Webex

September 1, 2021

September 3, 2021

September 6, 2021

U.S. Labor Day

No classes. Many WMU offices closed.

Date: Monday, Sep. 6
Time: (All day)

September 9, 2021

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

Currently this course is only open to selected WMU School of Social Work students and Field Instructors.  Please check back closer to mid-August for availability.

TF-CBT is an evidence-based trauma treatment for children and adolescents. It is attachment-focused, involving caregivers. This training is intended for master or doctoral level mental health clinicians and meets partial requirements for national certification.  CE's Offered: 12 Social Work

This is a Three-Day Conference (September 9-10-11)

Date: Thursday, Sep. 9
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm

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