The profession of social work is recognized in the month of March each year.This year’s theme, “All People Matter”, acknowledges the core of social work’s efforts – the people, and communities we serve.
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April 17, 2015
Rachel was recently honored as the Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Worker’s 2015 Student of the Year.
March 24, 2015
Every year, JMU’s Preparing Future Faculty Program (PFF) selects four doctoral students to receive a one-year teaching fellowship teaching JMU courses.
February 6, 2015
Every year the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) holds a meeting for social work educators and students when the Women’s Council hosts a networking breakfast to honor members for mentoring a colleague in the social work field.
October 10, 2014
As a member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the accrediting agency for social work education in the country, Cindy Hunter spent 10 days in Havana, Cuba participating social work education research as well as exploring potential partnerships.
September 16, 2014
After participating in a semester-long independent study analyzing data on different students’ attitudes toward diversity issues, Dr. BJ Bryson and her team of four social work students attended the 2014 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Indianapolis, IN.
Welcome from Social Work
Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >