MSW New Student Orientation
2021 MSW New Student Orientation will take place on Tuesday, August 31 at 9am. Event registration is forthcoming. We are excited to host you as members of our MSW Program and look forward to welcoming you to Rutgers School of Social Work!
Reading Materials for Faculty Discussion Groups
Each year our students and faculty engage in discussion groups during MSW New Student Orientation to discuss important events and thought impacting the field of social work. This year's theme is, We are all in this together.
The assigned articles (2) and supplemental podcast can be accessed below:
- Bosco-Ruggiero, S. (2019). A brief introduction to Social Systems Theory. https://www.socialworkdegreecenter.com/study/social-systems-theory-introduction/
- McGhee, H. (2019). Racism has a cost for everyone [Video] Ted Talk. https://www.ted.com/talks/heather_c_mcghee_racism_has_a_cost_for_everyone/transcript?referrer=playlist-editor_s_picks_of_2020
- Supplemental Podcast: Davies, D. (host) (2021) ‘Sum of Us' examines the hidden cost of racism — For everyone (Audio podcast) National Public Radio. https://www.npr.org/transcripts/968638759
This is the recommended reference book for our discussion, but not required:
- McGhee, H. (2021). The sum of us: What racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together. One World.