2013 Trinidad and Tobago Summer Study Abroad
Social Work Mission and Competencies
The mission of the Master of Social Work program is to advance social and economic justice by preparing students for competent, empowering clinical practice with vulnerable children, adults and families of diverse backgrounds. In its efforts to enhance the dignity and rights of all people, particularly of historically oppressed populations, the MSW Program seeks to partner with diverse individuals, groups and organizations at university, local, state, national and international levels. Degree Concentration The MSW program is designed to prepare students for responsible, professional social work practice with children and families across the lifespan. Coursework prepares students to assume practice and leadership roles and responsibilities in clinical social work practice, public child and family welfare programs, the protection of abused and neglected children, home-based services, foster care, adoption, school-based services, group and residential care settings, child guidance, parent education, family courts, family violence programs, military social work, adult protective services, child and family advocacy, as well as in major social service systems that include mental health, physical health, and corrections.
MSW Mission Goals Competencies (click to review)
Homeless Stand downs 2013 and 2014: Macon Ga.
Homeless Stand down 2014
Social Work Lobby Day 2014: State Capitol
Rainbow Push Creating Opportunities Conference 2014: Atlanta
Veterans Affairs Homeless Stand down 2013: Atlanta