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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, March 30th
Time: 9:45am 
Location: E&L Auditorium, 60 Washington Square S, New York City, NY 10012

Example Common Day Sessions

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

Fall 2014 Programming

  • Mental Health and the Military: The Soldiers Project
  • Foster Care Youth and Aging out of Care
  • Cumulative Trauma and Relational Competence
  • Alumni Panel: Life After Graduation and the Job Search
  • Evidence-based Psychosocial Therapies in Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder
  • YAI / National Institute for People with Disabilities "In My Shoes” Group
  • Integrating Imagery As a Life Skill
  • A Year Since Sandy: Reflecting Back and Moving Forward, a Social Work Perspective
  • Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers
  • URI PALS (People and Animals Living Safely)
  • International Social Work Jobs
  • Gun Violence in America: Guns and Mental Health & Working with Survivors and Families of Victims
  • The Nutritional, Medical and Psychological Effects of Eating Disorders
  • Navigating the Path to Your License
  • LGBT Rights Advocacy: Working for Structural Change
  • Immigrant and Refugee Rights
  • PRESS: Power for Rank and File Employees in the Social Services
  • McSilver Institute: Poverty Discussion with Short Films on Global Poverty
  • Senior Housing: Platform for Service Delivery for Aging Immigrants
  • @SilverCPD and Beyond
  • Working With LGBTQ Youth: Best Practices

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.