Social Work Department
Social Work is a professional art, based on an eclectic, scientific body of theory, incorporating practice, knowledge, and skill, and fused to specific ethics with inherent social value assumptions. The profession is oriented toward helping in the resolution of diverse individual and social problems, the provision for meeting broad human and community needs, and the enhancement of personal or social functioning. The primary goal of the social work program is to prepare students for beginning professional generalist social work practice.
Social Work News
Graduating UM-Flint student Kathrin Schuster said the university helped her flourish and "make a bigger impact in the world."
In this interview, UM-Flint social work professor Julie Ma, PhD, discusses recently published findings of new research on parenting and physical punishment.
In the News: UM-Flint experts discuss technology addiction, anti-fascism, social media and politics, Eminem v. Trump, and the opioid crisis
UM-Flint faculty experts on the topics of technology addiction, anti-fascism, social media and politics, Eminem v. Trump, and the opioid crisis.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a partner in the second annual community-wide literacy initiative, Community Read.