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.

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UM-Flint Offers New Early Childhood Studies Bachelor Degree

UM-Flint Offers New Early Childhood Studies Bachelor Degree

Beginning Fall 2016, the Education Department will begin offering a new bachelor degree program in Early Childhood Studies.

Water Crisis Sparks Conversation at UM-Flint Social Work Town Hall

Water Crisis Sparks Conversation at UM-Flint Social Work Town Hall

Social work students from around the country gathered to discuss the Flint water crisis during a UM-Flint virtual town hall meeting.

Here & Now: UM-Flint Students Reflect on Academic Year

Here & Now: UM-Flint Students Reflect on Academic Year

Throughout the academic year, several UM-Flint students have shared their thoughts and campus experiences. Here are their thoughts for the final edition of the series.

UM-Flint Faculty Gather for the 2016 “Celebration of Teaching”

UM-Flint Faculty Gather for the 2016 “Celebration of Teaching”

UM-Flint’s Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching recently held their annual Celebration of Teaching. The event marks the end of another academic year while fostering conversation and connections between faculty throughout the university.

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