M.S.W. Orientation Schedule

A Virtual Orientation for Entering Students: 
Getting to Know You!

Friday, June 4 - Sunday, June 6

We’re delighted to welcome you to the Smith Community.  Below is a series of (virtual) events we’ve planned for us to all get to know each other…. and to help you prepare for your classes in June! Note that Orientation 2021 consists of both synchronous and asynchronous content. You will receive calendar invites containing Zoom links for synchronous sessions in the coming weeks. 

Friday, June 4

Orientation Begins! Asynchronous Orientation Videos

Please take a few minutes and watch these videos by the end of Saturday, June 5 to begin your orientation to Smith SSW. Videos will be available by May 31 at noon. 



Sunday, June 6, 2021

Orientation Part 2: Diving In

3 - 4:20 p.m. ET 

  • Welcome Back:  A Word About Clinical Social Work and Social Justice at Smith with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Marsha Kline Pruett, MSL, Ph.D., ABPP
  • Starting on the Same Page: Working Definitions with Professor Megan Harding
  • Break-out Groups: Guided Questions and Discussion. Please read the Case of Jason and Family in advance of this session.


4:30 -5:30 p.m. ET: Convocation:  Welcome to Smith SSW Summer 2021!