社会正义-oriented generalist practitioners in a changing world. 学生
are prepared for entry-level practice at the individual, family,
organizational, and community levels in diverse settings.
总学位- 120小时 全程序要求
Governors State’s 社会工作学士 is grounded in a 社会正义 ethic scrupulously attentive to social and economic disparities encompassing planned interventions with people at multiple levels (individuals, families, groups, 组织, 和社区)通过参与, 包容, culturally appropriate practice methods at all levels to affect systemic social and economic change and “just” outcomes for people at greatest risk.
相信人有能力成长和改变, and to make positive decisions on their own and others behalf, as well as an appreciation of the value of human capacities and diversity is emphasized.
The 社会工作学士 Program reflects a richly diverse student population with age, 种族/民族, gender, 社区识别, 以及社会经济地位. A large majority of our students are working as well as managing the demands of family. We work with students to develop a Plan of Study that maps out the completion of academic requirements, 但这也要考虑到他们的生活背景.
Our program emphasizes experiential and service learning, 宣传, 自我保健, 专业发展, 和领导能力, as well as providing collaborative learning opportunities between community practitioners/constituents and students. 这些机会以嘉宾演讲的形式出现, forums, 研讨会, 探访社区, events, and more.
The Social Work program has a well-established history of student involvement in the community, at GSU, 在社会工作部门工作, through service 和领导能力 by developing and involvement in student 组织 (e.g. 同性恋异性恋联盟, 退伍军人资源中心, 国际学生组织, 及学生会).
- 社会工作专业的学生创立了“创造希望”, a student organization grounded in the belief that education is a human right that should be accessible to everyone—a belief supported by data that shows higher education significantly decreases recidivism and transform the lives of those who have been formerly incarcerated.
- The Social Work Student Organization (SWSO) has been instrumental in coordinating an annual Social Work Advocacy Day in Springfield, and raising funds for global and domestic communities (e.g. 海地、弗林特、密歇根州等.)
- The social work honor society Phi Alpha not only recognizes academic excellence but also has spearheaded community service projects.
- 在教师的领导下, social work students have the opportunity for study abroad and service learning opportunities in locations such as Ghana, Inuab, 阿根廷南部, 尼加拉瓜和巴拿马.
We are proud to say that we provide a transformative educational experience which is reflected in our alumni who are contributors to the profession as outstanding leaders and practitioners
社会工作不仅仅是一种职业. 这是一种业余爱好. Social Workers bring their skills to bear on some of the most pressing issues in our society.
The 社会工作学士 degree program is ideal for you if you want to make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. The curriculum imparts the skills and knowledge you'll need to begin your career as a social worker.
Our BSW coursework will teach you how to interview clients, 了解他们所面临的问题. You’ll learn about and understand substance abuse, human behavior and urban environments. 你会发现社会工作的法律方面, and you’ll explore the boundaries and ethics of the profession. 你会获得与孩子相处所需的洞察力, families and individuals who may be facing the most critical crises in their lives.
我们的课程特别强调……的概念 社会正义, and we prepare our students to lead and support 社会正义 action agendas. We teach them to develop the community resources that individuals and families rely on to live their lives with dignity and progress.
无论你是一个传统的还是非传统的学生, you’ll find our BSW program ideally suited to your needs. Our faculty will teach you to think critically; engage in reflective practice; and apply Social Work knowledge, 作为一个多面手的价值观和技能.
作为BSW项目的毕业生, 你将准备作为一个通才进入这个领域, with a focus on concrete direct services and case management. Generalists differ from advanced practitioners, who require a master’s degree or higher. 作为这个项目的毕业生, you will have fulfilled the prerequisites needed for Advanced Graduate-level study in Social Work.
Samantha Giffen is the Social Work Department’s 2023 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award recipient. Her academic excellence 和领导能力 achievements include 社会工作学士 President for Phi Alpha (Omicron Beta Chapter), 社会工作学生荣誉协会, 全国领导学会会员资格, as well as her dedication to providing excellent services in her field placement with Unity Hospice.
The 社会工作学士 program is nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
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