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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Register for Fall Semester 2016

Fall semester begins Sept. 6 Review available SEHS courses to get the classes you want, when you want them.

UM-Flint Alumna Transfers Business Skills to Social Work Field

UM-Flint Alumna Transfers Business Skills to Social Work Field

Social work is the perfect career for this graduate who previously worked in the restaurant business.

UM-Flint Discovery Camp Youth Pay It Forward to Homeless

UM-Flint Discovery Camp Youth Pay It Forward to Homeless

Youth participating in Discovery Camp at the UM-Flint's ECDC planned and packed sack lunches to support Flint's homeless residents.

Expanded UM-Flint Preschool Program Impacts Flint Kids

Expanded UM-Flint Preschool Program Impacts Flint Kids

The free Great Expectations Early Childhood Preschool is impacting the lives of the Flint kids it serves.

UM-Flint Students Depart for South Africa Study Abroad Trip

UM-Flint Students Depart for South Africa Study Abroad Trip

The trip is part of the UM-Flint International and Global Studies (IGS) study abroad course: Rethinking Social Development in Southern Africa.