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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 & Undergraduate Seniors will be held during the following time and date:

Date: Monday, April 4th 2016
Time: 9:30am 
Location: E&L Auditorium, 60 Washington Square S, New York City, NY 10012

Example Common Day Sessions

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

Spring 2015 Programming

  • A Look Into The Word of Disabilities
  • A Discussion on Diversity
  • MSW Students and Their Experience of Vicarious Trauma
  • Putting Policy into Practice: Improving Services for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care and Juvenile Detention
  • Mental Illness and the Former Generation X
  • Integrating Imagery To Enhance Personal & Professional Performance
  • Safe Zone Training: Part I & II
  • Strategizing Liberation: Building an Anti-Racist Social Work Curriculum and Practice
  • Faith Zone Training
  • Undocumented
  • Art as Therapy: Information for Social Workers About How the Creative
  • Arts Benefit Your Clients
  • ThinkEatPlay: Learning The Facts About Optimizing Mental and Physical Health for Athletes
  • Lucky
  • Latest Research on Obesity, Binge Eating and Weight Stigma
  • Global Poverty
  • The Road Ahead: Prioritizing Career Exploration During the MSW Program
  • A Veteran's Story and Experience with PTSD and Therapeutic Treatment

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.