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February 21, 2017
25 students and two faculty members from the social work department boarded a bus at 6 a.m. on January 21. Headed for Washington, D.C., these future social workers jumped at the chance to participate in the Women’s March on Washington.
February 8, 2017
In the summer of 2014, social work professor Hyong Yeom travelled to Seoul, South Korea to conduct research at an alternative school for North Korean refugee youths, Yeomyung School.
January 24, 2017
JMU along with the social work departments from Eastern Mennonite University, Mary Baldwin and George Mason University hosted the 2016 Rally In the Valley in October.
January 18, 2017
During International Week, the Department of Social Work held a forum for student and faculty participants to present on issues of social justice specific to regions where they had traveled.
Welcome from Social Work
Welcome to the JMU Department of 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. Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, qualifying our BSW graduates for consideration for Advanced Standing in MSW programs across the nation. More >