Registration is Now Open for Web-Based Certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice

Registration is now open for the new self-paced Web-Based Certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. This 34 hour self-paced program prepares clinical practitioners for advanced practice with clients and families affected by dementia. Participants will gain clinical knowledge and skills in culturally-competent assessment, care planning, and[…]

Into the Fold

Scott Matzka first noticed something was wrong when his finger locked up while applying drywall at home in Kalamazoo. The retired University of Michigan and pro hockey player soon developed other troubles: a hand that refused to unclench, a forearm that cramped suddenly. Eventually Matzka was diagnosed, at 36, with limb-onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or[…]