Smart is helping people, and our graduates are out there helping in a big way, making a difference in their communities every day. At the College of Health and Human Services, we're here to prepare you for a career that is high in demand, high in purpose, high in satisfaction and unsurpassed in impact. So what's your purpose? What's your passion? We can help you find it.
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Things have moved
CHHS Advising and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have moved to the CHHS Student Engagement Center, which is located in the atrium of the CHHS building.
The skills of our graduates and the importance of the professions we serve have been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses and physician assistants are on the front lines. We rely on public health professionals and social workers for information to guide our daily activities. Physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists are necessary to help rehabilitate those recovering from COVID-19.
Everything we do is aimed at helping you succeed. If you want to know how we can help you find an amazing career or participate in incredible research, just ask us.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
About CHHS DEI
We seek to be a community of learners that embraces, respects and advocates for human diversity, inclusion and social justice in its education, research and service programs.
Report DEI-related concerns that you have seen or experienced in the college or anywhere on campus. Ask DEI-related questions. Make DEI-related suggestions.
2022 Impact Report
2022 Impact Report
Learn what our staff, faculty and students are doing. Read about the ways they are affecting the professions they have chosen. See the ways they are impacting our communities.
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News and Events
Elite Employer Sponsor: Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
This event serves WMU students studying in all academic programs and majors who have a desire to work at nonprofit organizations or government agencies/entities. Candidates are available for internship and full-time positions.
How to Prepare for a Research Poster Presentation
Tuesday, February 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., In-person, President's Dining Room #113, Bernhard Center, WMU Main Campus
This specialty job fair is for employers who seek to hire students for internships in Social Work.
This specialty job fair is for employers who seek to hire students for internships and externships in Nursing.
Continuing Education at CHHS
The College of Health and Human Services offers a variety of virtual and in-person continuing education programs relevant to health care and human service professionals in numerous fields. Discounted rates are often available for WMU students.
Click the links in the calendar to the right for more information.
If you are a CHHS faculty member and are interested in developing CE programs, let us know.
Building Cultural Humility to Combat Implicit Biases and Micro-Aggressions: Working Towards Anti-racism
This training will be a discussion on better understanding one's own personal values and beliefs and their relationship to cultural identity and practice.
This is a hybrid travel CE course in San Juan, Puerto Rico, intended for the professional development of social workers, nurses and case managers.
This is a live, online training. It is a three-day program, February 15-17. TF-CBT is an evidence-based trauma treatment for children and adolescents. It is attachment-focused, involving caregivers.