Under the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, JMU's nationally accredited Department of Social Work welcomed 53 graduates into the growing profession of Social Work.
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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.
July 28, 2014
Social Work department welcomes new faculty member, Karen Myers as an assistant professor this fall.
May 9, 2014
After graduating with a degree in Social Work, John Harper will be teaching underprivileged and underserved youth in Alabama through Teach for America.
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 >