Trained Social Workers Are Needed Now More Than Ever — Prepare to Impact Lives with a BSW
国产偷拍视频With complex social issues on the rise, a critical need exists for professionally trained social workers to make a difference in the lives of people and their communities. In fact, the forecasts a faster than average employment growth from 2016 to 2026 for social workers. Azusa Pacific’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program prepares you to help meet this demand through experiential learning that equips you for employment in fields such as criminal justice, child welfare, health care, schools, substance abuse, gerontology, and mental health.
国产偷拍视频Within the social work major, faculty with professional experience in the field guide you through specialized coursework that includes the study of human behavior, development of practice skills, exploration of diversity, and applied learning in a structured senior-level internship. You will benefit from learning in a nationally-accredited program committed to helping you develop the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to help enhance the lives of those most vulnerable and oppressed.BSW Overview and Highlights (PDF)
Student Portraits: Rebecca Bekele
国产偷拍视频Rebecca Bekele ’17 is a senior social work major at Azusa Pacific University. Watch to see how Rebecca’s experience at APU’s South Africa study away program shaped her vocation.
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In-Depth Learning Experience
国产偷拍视频All seniors participate in a 400-hour (or more) internship with a local social service agency. Locations include hospitals, homeless service providers, women’s shelters, schools, child welfare agencies, probation programs, developmental disability service providers, mental health agencies, drug and alcohol abuse prevention and treatment facilities, and senior centers/skilled nursing facilities. Internship opportunities provide contacts in the field and ensure that social work majors graduate with significant, relevant experience on their résumés.
How You Study Social Work Is Just as Critical as Why
When it comes to excelling in any field of work, including social work, experience is an important factor. That’s why hands-on social work experience国产偷拍视频 is an essential part of the BSW program at APU.
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BSW Program Mission, Goals, and Competencies
The Bachelor of Social Work program at Azusa Pacific University seeks to develop competent generalist social work practitioners who can apply the knowledge, values, and skills of social work, while integrating a Christian perspective, in order to enhance the well-being of diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities, advancing social justice locally and globally.
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Is This Major Right for You?
You’re a social work major if you:
- Are dissatisfied with the status quo and want to change society for the better.
- Enjoy helping people help themselves through personal interactions.
- Are passionate about social justice issues.
- Seek a vast array of job opportunities and career advancement.
- Are interested in earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.
国产偷拍视频Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the . In addition, the BSW program is accredited by the .
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