Areas of Interest
- International Social Work
- Medical Social Work
- Cultural Competent Practice
Current Professional Memberships
Co-Chair, Executive Board, Michigan Continuing Education Collaborative
President, Organization of Latino Social Workers, Michigan Chapter
Member, Organization of Latino Social Workers, National Board
Member, National Organization of Social Workers, Michigan Chapter
Member, Latino Alumni Chapter, Eastern Michigan University
Elvia R. Krajewski-Jaime
PhD - University of Texas
M.S.W. - Temple University
BA - University of Pennsylvania
321 Marshall Office
317 Marshall Main
2007 to Present, Director, Graduate Program, School of Social Work
2003 - 2008 Director, Center for Community Building and Civic Engagement
2001 - 2004 Director, Community Outreach Partnership Center, Eastern Michigan
2001 - 2002 Interim Director, Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities
1998 - 2001 Program Coordinator, College of Health and Human Services
1996 -1998 Interim Director, School of Social Work
1990-1996 Director and Founder, International Program, School of Social Work
1994-1996 Director, Field Placement Program, School of Social Work
1) $64,191, December 2008-2009. Co-Auther and Co-Administrator, JHET Foundation. Prisoner Re-entry Initiative, Washtenaw Co. Evaluation of Supportive Services and collaborations necessary to stabilize housing and reduce recidivism for prisoners returning to the community.
2) $200,000, Fall 2005-2008. Co-Author and Principal Investigator, Department of Justice, Prevention of violence in the Latino, African American, and Arab American communities in the Detroit Metropolitan geographic area.
3) $1,000,000. Fall 2002-2008. Co-Author and Principal Investigator, Department of Justice, Establish the Center for Community Building and Civic Engagement (CCBCE) and develop programs to prevent juvenile crime and violence in the Latino, African, and Arab American communities in the Detroit metropolitan geographic area.
4) $90,000. Fall 2005-2007. Co-Author and Principal Investigator. Washtenaw County Workforce Development Commission.Leadership skills in youth of Ypsilanti community.
5) $2,336,000. Fall 2001-2003. Co-Author and Principal Investigator. Housing and Urban Development Office. Total grant award $2,336,000. (HUD=$395,000; EMU=$1,735,800; Ypsilanti Community= $205,893). Establish the Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) at Eastern Michigan University.
Honors, recongnitions, special awards
2008 Distinguished Social Worker of the Year, National Award, National Association of Social Workers
2008 Social Worker of the Year, Michigan Chapter, National Association of Social Workers
2007 Outstanding Member, Michigan Chapter, Organization of Latino Social Workers
2004 Community Service Excellence Award for Geriatric Research, Mayor's Office, Office for the Integrated Development of the Family (DIF), Cancun, Mexico
2003 First Institutional Values Award, EMU
2003 Women of Excellence Award, EMU
2001 Community Leadership Award, Traffic Safety Association of Michigan
2000 Member of the Year Award, Organization of Latino Social Workers, Michigan Chapter
1999 Outstanding Service Award, Hispanic Student Association, Washtenaw Co. Community College
1993 Outstanding Service Award, Alzheimer's Association, Detroit Chapter
1992 Outstanding Service Award, College of Health and Human Services EMU
1991 Teaching Excellence Award, State of Michigan
1991 Outstanding Service Award, Latino Family Services, Detroit, MI
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R., Wiencek, P., Cliffoford, D., Lopez Rosa E. (July 2009). Needs of the Low-Income AgingPopulation in the Mexican Caribbean: A Qualitative Study. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 4:2:131-142.
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R. (Summer 2005). The power of university/community partnerships: Eastern Michigan University and City of Ypsilanti keep senior and youth centers open. Journal of Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum. MUJ-News 2.2
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R., Wiencek, P., Clifford, D., Edgren, J., and Krajewski, Diana. (Winter 2003). Reconciling the Cognitive and Affective Dimensions of Community Engagement: A Scholar's Dilemma. Journal of Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum. 14:4:102-115.
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R. (1999). Folk Medicine among Mexican-American families: Implications for Health Care Service Delivery. In G.Henderson & Ma, G.X. (Eds), Rethinking Ethnicity and Health Care: A sociocultural perspective. New York: Charles C. Thomas Pub.
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R. (1997). Ethnicity and gender issues among the Aged. In Devore, W. and Fletcher, B.J. (Eds), Human Diversity content in social work education: A Collection of Course Outlines with Content on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity. Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education.
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R. (1997). Practice with People of Color. In Devore, W. and Fletcher, B.J. (Eds), Human Diversity content in social work education: A Collection of Course Outlines with Content on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity. Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education.
Krajewski-Jaime, E.R., Brown, K., Ziefert, M. and Kaufman, E. (May 1996). Utilizing international clinical practice to build inter-cultural sensitivity in social work students. Journal of Multicultural Social Work. 4:2:15-29.
Brown, K., Ziefert M. and Krajewski-Jaime, E.R. (Fall 1996). Linking research and practice in diverse settings. The Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work. Inaugural Volume.
Krajewski, E.R. and Torres, R. (1994). Social Reality of Latinos in the U.S.: Implications for Health and Social Delivery. Entering the Twenty-First Century. Proceedings-1994 Annual Meeting. Michigan Academician. XXVI:2:339.
Krajewski, E. R. (March/April 1991). Folk healing among Mexican American families as a consideration in the delivery of child welfare and child health care services. Child Welfare. LXX:2:157-167.
Krajewski, E. R. (March 1991). La sexualidad en el anciano (Sexuality in the Aging Individual). En La Cultura. Ciudad.Victoria, Tamaulipas. Mexico. Vol. 10.
Social Work Practice Experience
- Director, "TeenBiz: Teens in Business through the Arts" Program, Ypsilanti, Michigan
- Medical Social Worker, Geriatric Unit, Hospital "Adolfo Lopez Mateos," Mexico City and Children's Hospital of Morelia, Michoacan in Mexico.
- Group Work Leader, Adult Day Care Center, Lutheran Social Services of Texas, Austin, TX
- Resource Development Specialist, Puerto Rican Congress of N.J., Trenton, N.J.
- Group Therapist, Adolescent Autistic Unit, Eastern State School and Hospital, Trevose, PA.