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The social work field allows individuals to make a difference in the lives of others through their practice in a wide variety of employment settings with a range of skills. If you’re new to the world of social work, or just starting your academic program search, you may be asking yourself, “What do social workers do?”
School of Social Work MSW student, Massachusetts Literacy Champion for 2018
Springfield College School of Social Work MSW gradiate Kevin Green was named a Massachusetts Literacy Champion in 2018. This award is presented annually to eight individuals who are active in the literacy education field and they are using innovative methods to help improve literacy in Massachusetts...
MSW/JD, Class of 2017, Distinguished Graduate Student, 2016-17 Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Michelle Tsang, an outstanding student and scholar who completed the School of Social Work dual-degree program, was the 2016-17 Distinguished Social Work Graduate Student.
The dual-degree program is a collaboration between the Springfield College School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Western New England University School of Law. Tsang attained a 4.0 GPA in the School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences and a 3.0 at the Law School....
MSW, Class of 2013, Recipient of the All College Graduate Scholarship (now known as the Excellence Scholarship for Graduate Study)
One of the most important events in my life that prompted me to think about social work for a career was when I witnessed individuals in my home country of Turkey who were not receiving proper care for their health conditions…
MSW, Class of 2013, Youth Counselor, Town of Enfield, Conn., Distinguished MSW Student, 2013
As I look back over my graduate education at Springfield College, I realize that the near constant state of curiosity that I felt is what drove me to keep plugging along to find my passion. My biggest piece of advice to you is to be curious and find your passion…
"Uniting the classic social work principle of 'person-in-environment' with contemporary social work research suggesting that organizational culture plays a key role in the successful implementation of evidence-based practices, the Springfield College Department of Graduate Social Work prepares students to contribute to the creation of healthy and productive work environments that facilitate high-quality services and outcomes for clients."
"In the Springfield College Department of Graduate Social Work, we learn to support adult mental health by emphasizing the ways to capture a person’s natural capacities for positive functioning, knowing how to support a good ‘fit’ between the person and the environment, and working with reliable interventions that improve mental health. The world is a better place when individuals are mentally healthy."
"I am committed to improving the well-being and quality of life of children and families in our child welfare system, specifically adding to our knowledge of the reproductive health and sexual behavior of foster youth and the ways that these behaviors shape their developmental trajectory. I am dedicated to bringing excellence to the education of social work professionals."