Social work is a field dedicated to helping others adapt well in their environment. Professionals in this field work closely with mental health specialists, in order to help people with troubles in their life. Social workers provide therapy to those with high stress in their lives. A masters degree in social work is required to provide therapeutic services to clients.
The overarching goal of the baccalaureate social work (BSW) program is to prepare students for beginning generalist practice in social work.
BSW graduates will be able to:
- Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly
- Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments
- Engage diversity and difference in practice
- Advance human rights and social and economic justice
- Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research
- Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment
- Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services
- Respond to contexts that shape practice
- Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities