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Student Common Days

Please note that Common Day is a mandatory event and students are excused from their field internships for the day. Please check the Field Learning calendar for information about when you should attend Common Day.

Common day for Professional Foundation will be held during the following time and date:

Date: Monday, October 31st 2016
Time: 9:30am 
Location: E&L Auditorium, 60 Washington Square S, New York City, NY 10012

Example Common Day Sessions

Spring 2016 Programming

  • The Benefits of Art Therapy and Collaboration with Social Work
  • Through the Lens of Attachment Theory: Helping the Traumatized Client
  • Clinical Opportunities for Working with Older Adults
  • Beyond Freud: Psychoanalytic Training in the 21st Century
  • Peers Leading the Way: Promoting Recovery in Behavioral Health
  • Advocacy and Macro Social Justice Work
  • Best Practices with LGBTQ Adolescents
  • Networking 101 for Social Workers
  • Psychodrama and Experiential Therapy...Show, Don’t Tell!
  • Intimate Partner Violence Among Teens
  • Let’s Get Clinical
  • Mothers, Infants, and Young Children of September 11, 2001: A Primary Prevention Project
  • The Healing Power of the Human-­Animal BondBecoming a Globally Focused Social Worker
  • Private Practice Psychotherapy and Energy Healing
  • Overview of Skin Picking Disorder and other BFRBs
  • In this School/In this Skin: Dealing with Racism as a Social Worker of Color

Fall 2015 Programming

  • Through the Lens of Attachment Theory: Helping the Traumatized Client
  • YOUth Empowerment begins with You!
  • Acing the Social Work Job Interview
  • One Conversation at a Time: How to Intervene on Interpersonal Racism
  • Interdisciplinary Work
  • Domestic Violence 101
  • Creative Mentorship and Career-Building Strategies:How To Build Your Virtual Personal Board of Directors
  • The Traumatized Worker: Understanding Burnout and Vicarious Trauma
  • Who's Afraid of Choice? A Philosophy of Gender and Transgender History
  • What are the Benefits and Challenges of Being a Bilingual Social Worker in NYC?
  • What Social Workers Need to Know About Child Sexual Abuse
  • Advocating for New York City's Children
  • Therapists and the Present Moment
  • Career POP!
  • Why Advocating for Safe and Affirming Schools Matters in 2015
  • So You Think You Want to Treat Eating Disorders?
  • Homelessness and Shelters in New York City
  • Against Domestic & Intimate Partner Abuse: A Best Practices Dialogue
  • How to Plan for Your First Job, Your Second Job, and More Importantly, Your Career
  • Motivational Interviewing 101

What is Common Day?

Common Day is a student-organized conference designed to explore a wide variety of professional interests and career development issues. The Graduate Student Association leads the event with the help of NYU Silver student groups, the office of Field Learning and Community Partnerships, and Student Affairs.