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12/3 Virtual Event – Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For Al

Join us on December 3rd, United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities, for a virtual seminar, Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All, featuring the findings from a UNESCO-commissioned study. Hear perspectives from University of Washington (UW) researchers and students engaged in the study as well as from disability rights advocates working to promote safe and inclusive learning environments for all.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 9:00-10:30 AM PST | Online via Zoom

Register for the Webinar

 

SPEAKERS

  • Welcome: Leela Fernandes, Director, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, UW
  • Mohammed Loutfy, Executive Director, Disabled Peoples’ International
  • Christophe Cornu, Team Leader, Section of Health and Education, UNESCO
  • Julia McGeown, Global Inclusive Education Specialist, Humanity & Inclusion
  • Stephen Meyers, Assistant Professor, Law, Societies & Justice Department, Jackson School of International Studies, and Disability Studies Program, UW
  • Megan McCloskey, Senior Fellow, Disability Inclusive Development Initiative, UW
  • Shixin Huang, Ph.D. Candidate, Jackson School of International Studies
  • Maha Khan & Bhuri (Tim) Tiasevanakul, Student fellows in the Disability Inclusive Development Initiative, UW

 

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT PARTNERS

 

Clinical Fellowship Webinar for SLP Students

Advanced, an AMN Healthcare Company, is a large employer of Clinical Fellows and we pride ourselves on our SLP led Clinical Fellowship Program that has been established for over a decade. We know there is a lot of uncertainty right now with how the Fall semester will look, but we would still like to offer support to your students.

As an extension of our Clinical Fellowship Program, we have a free program that is aimed at supporting graduate students as they start to plan for the big transition into their Clinical Fellowship, Thrive: Clinical Fellowship Webinar Series.

  • Students can sign up independently on our website once you forward them the link
  • The presentation covers job market trends, licensing, working across settings, clinical fellowship/supervision requirements, and travel therapy
  • The event is 100% virtual with students signing in from their personal device
  • 30-45 minutes, offered once a month

ACI Alliance CI2021 Student and Resident Opportunities

We are excited to announce our upcoming conference CI2021: Cochlear Implants in Children and Adults to be held April 28-May 1, 2021 in Dallas, TX.

Our conference will include student and resident opportunities. We will be offering a scholarship to the conference and holding a poster competition within the conference.

We would particularly like to reach students who are under-represented in science.  Please let me know if there is someone else in your institution that should be included in the forthcoming information sharing.

Please also post the information on student bulletin boards and communications widely.

Continue to monitor our website for the most up-to-date information: https://www.acialliance.org/page/CI2021

 

 

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S.

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S. 

5:30pm, Wednesday, May 27. 

Register to attend this online session.

 

WHAT: A panel of five to six current UW graduate fellows describe their experiences and offer tips on applying for fellowships as international students.  To maximize the benefit you receive from this panel, we recommend reading about the fellowship(s) you want to pursue before you attend the panel session.

CONFIRMED PANELISTS: 

  • UW graduate and professional students: Robyn Davis, Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
  • UW Seattle undergraduate students and bachelor’s alumni: Emily Smith, and Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Core Programs Virtual End-of-Year Celebrations for First-Gen and International Graduate Students

Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in the UW Graduate School cordially invites you to attend our free, virtual end-of-year celebrations for *first-gen graduate students and international graduate students! Celebrate milestones and achievements online, build community with peers, and more!

  • International grad student event, June 11, 4–5 p.m.
  • First-gen grad student event, June 12, 3–4 p.m.

Please register in advance (UW NetID required).

If you are *first-gen and also an international grad student, you can attend both events by submitting a registration form for each event.

*A first-gen graduate student is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and is now working towards a graduate degree.

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Guest speakers: Dr. Tumaini Coker (Seattle Childrens), Dr. Chris Li (Fred Hutch), and Dr. Lisa Manhart (SPH)

Topics include:

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits, etc
  • Finding faculty mentors and projects
  • Process/timeline

Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Undergraduates interested in research from disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to attend:  Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements.

Registration and Information:

Please register at:  https://tinyurl.com/YAN7S5DA  for zoom link.

For more information, please see the Diversity Supplements FAQ by clicking here.

Contact Nora Coronado  ncorona@uw.edu  if you have further questions.

Grad Student Survey and Career Symposium

Hello grad students! We have two items for your attention:

  • GPSS and ASUW developed an anonymous survey to learn what challenges students are facing most due to COVID. We will use this to advocate for students and promote increased aid in areas of highest need. We will then share the results back with everyone. Please take two minutes to complete it!
  • Second, join GPSS on May 8th for a free all-day online symposium to prepare graduate and professional students for job applications, interviews, and career changes in all disciplines across the UW tri-campus community!

Symposium Information:

  • Title: Outsmart Today’s Job Market
  • What: An online career symposium for UW grad students
  • When: May 8th, 9am-5pm
  • Description: Worried about changing employment options? We got you. this free online symposium will include workshops, panels, lectures, and online resources to prepare graduate and professional students for the launch into their career this June and beyond.

Today’s job market is rapidly changing in the face of COVID-19. Students graduating this spring and in the near future should prepare themselves to be more active and competitive candidates. Our career symposium will help you assess where you are in the search and application process and provide guidance on how to hack today’s difficult market. We encourage all graduate and professional students to plan ahead and engage with a slate of workshops, panels, and lectures that we have prepared for you. Join us virtually on May 8th from 9-5pm! 

 

Facebook event: tinyurl.com/GPSSjobs

Website: gpss.uw.edu/symposium

 

Thank you and I hope to see you in attendance on May 8th!

UW Youth Programs Summer Job Fair this Wednesday (3/4/2020)

The Youth Programs Summer Job Fair connects UW students with 650+ summer jobs around UW and the Seattle area. Work with youth and make a difference this summer!

  • Date: March 4th
  • Time: 12:30-3:30pm
  • Location: HUB Main Street

Stop by anytime from 12:30-3:30pm to meet employers. Please bring your resume!

To learn more and see a list of employers visit our website.

For more information, contact: uwminors@uw.edu

 

Evidence-Based Aphasia Treatment: Principles and Procedures for the Practicing Clinician

Presented by Leora R. Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, CCC-SLP

In recent years, there has been a proliferation of research targeting various aspects of aphasia treatment. These range from studies addressing the development, theoretical underpinnings and efficacy of specific treatments to more general issues such as intensity and dose that impact learning and outcomes, regardless of the treatment being administered.

This workshop describes the procedures for administering several of the newest aphasia treatment techniques, emphasizing their theoretical background and current evidence supporting their efficacy. Treatments that target impairment and activity-participation levels will be included. Practical issues such as dosage and service delivery models that improve access to and outcomes from treatment will be discussed.

Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe components related to “dose” of aphasia therapy.
  • List procedures for administering at least four evidence-based aphasia treatments.
  • Differentiate impairment and activity/participation level treatments.
  • Explain the importance of considering social/life participation approaches in the treatment of aphasia.

This course is designed for practicing speech-language pathologists who have an intermediate to advanced level of experience with persons with apraxia of speech and aphasia.

Registration

For registration and information, please visit stlukesonline.org/conferences or email camptami@slhs.org with questions.

This course is offered for .7 ASHA CEUs.
Intermediate, professional level.
Speaker disclosure information on back.

Save the Date!

May 2, 2020
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center
Anderson Center, located on the 5th Floor of the South Tower
190 E. Bannock Street, Downtown Boise

Early-bird cost (ends April 1)
St. Luke’s Employees $30 | Students $30 | All Others $120

After April 1
St. Luke’s Employees $30 | Students $50 | All Others $150