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Social workers help in so many ways

Learn more about the field of social work

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?”


Students In the Springfield College School of Social Work

Kevin Green

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...


Michelle Tsang

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.... 


Ilknur Citlak

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…


Abbie Vita

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…

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