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Learn how to help individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities solve problems, meet their needs, and address concerns. Gain the satisfaction of participating in a high caliber program that will prepare you to work within the context of social and economic justice to solve and prevent individual and societal problems.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW prepares you for entry-level professional social work practice, and gives you access to enhanced career opportunities with more earning and advancement potential.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education.

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Learn how to help individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities solve problems, meet their needs, and address concerns. Gain the satisfaction of participating in a high caliber program that will prepare you to work within the context of social and economic justice to solve and prevent individual and societal problems.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW prepares you for entry-level professional social work practice, and gives you access to enhanced career opportunities with more earning and advancement potential.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education.

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Learn how to help individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities solve problems, meet their needs, and address concerns. Gain the satisfaction of participating in a high caliber program that will prepare you to work within the context of social and economic justice to solve and prevent individual and societal problems.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW prepares you for entry-level professional social work practice, and gives you access to enhanced career opportunities with more earning and advancement potential.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education.

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Learn how to help individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities solve problems, meet their needs, and address concerns. Gain the satisfaction of participating in a high caliber program that will prepare you to work within the context of social and economic justice to solve and prevent individual and societal problems.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW prepares you for entry-level professional social work practice, and gives you access to enhanced career opportunities with more earning and advancement potential.

At Juniata, you can earn the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) credential in a program accredited since 1981 by the Council on Social Work Education.

 

 

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    Featured Student

    Rashad Bolden

    POE: Social Work

    Rashad participated in an internship with the After School Program. He prepared and taught lessons with students to help with problem-solving, decision making skills, and more. He is also involved in the Alternative Behavioral Strategies program, in which he helps children complete anger management programs.

    Featured Student

    Rashad Bolden

    POE: Social Work

    Rashad participated in an internship with the After School Program. He prepared and taught lessons with students to help with problem-solving, decision making skills, and more. He is also involved in the Alternative Behavioral Strategies program, in which he helps children complete anger management programs.

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    Featured Alumni

    Erica McCauley '17

    POE: Social Work

    Erica received her MSW degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Featured Alumni

    Erica McCauley '17

    POE: Social Work

    Erica received her MSW degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

 

  • Featured Course

    Introduction to Social Work Practice

    Examines the generalist knowledge, values and skills of the social work profession. Emphasizes interviewing and communication skills, the development of a helping relationship, the strengths perspective and problem solving strategies..

    Featured Course

    Introduction to Social Work Practice

    Examines the generalist knowledge, values and skills of the social work profession. Emphasizes interviewing and communication skills, the development of a helping relationship, the strengths perspective and problem solving strategies.

  • Featured Course

    Social Problems and Social Welfare

    This course explores persistent social problems including poverty, inequality, unemployment, homelessness, family violence, substance abuse, and lack of healthcare access, using historical, philosophical, and social science perspectives. The development of social policies and services as institutional responses to these problems are described and analyzed. Over the course of the term, students will review a significant body of literature related to a social problem/policy of choice, and conduct a case study with a community member who has experienced consequences of that same problem/policy..

    Featured Course

    Social Problems and Social Welfare

    This course explores persistent social problems including poverty, inequality, unemployment, homelessness, family violence, substance abuse, and lack of healthcare access, using historical, philosophical, and social science perspectives. The development of social policies and services as institutional responses to these problems are described and analyzed. Over the course of the term, students will review a significant body of literature related to a social problem/policy of choice, and conduct a case study with a community member who has experienced consequences of that same problem/policy.

  • Featured Course

    The Life Cycle

    This course provides an introduction to lifespan development from conception, through birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and various stages of adulthood. Explores perspectives on the biological, psychological, and socio-cultural aspects of development over time. Examines human diversity as well as similarities in growth and development, utilizing theory and research. Discusses implications for prevention and intervention related to common developmental challenges and adversities..

    Featured Course

    The Life Cycle

    This course provides an introduction to lifespan development from conception, through birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and various stages of adulthood. Explores perspectives on the biological, psychological, and socio-cultural aspects of development over time. Examines human diversity as well as similarities in growth and development, utilizing theory and research. Discusses implications for prevention and intervention related to common developmental challenges and adversities.