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PHOTO: Fallon Challenge

Social work student part of winning Fallon Challenge team

November 12, 2018

Social work major Alyse Powell was part of the winning team for this year's Fallon Challenge. The Fallon Challenge is an annual event that allows teams of students from across campus to compete in an entrepreneurial pitch contest.

PHOTO:Hunt Trull with awardLaura Hunt Trull wins Research and Scholarship award

November 9, 2018

Social work professor Laura Hunt Trull believes that receiving the Research and Scholarship Outstanding Faculty Award is an endorsement of the values she holds dearest.

PHOTO: Haley LiptonSocial work student chosen as student speaker for commencement

May 1, 2018

When she found out she was chosen, Lipton was stunned. “I’m just very overcome with gratitude for the opportunity to speak to my peers and on behalf of my peers,” Lipton says.

PHOTO: Scott CaravasStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Scott Caravas

April 30, 2018

Read more about Scott's field placement experiences and his decision to go to grad school.

PHOTO: SW faculty, students and alum Social work faculty and students attend conference

April 27, 2018

In March, JMU social work faculty members, Laura Hunt Trull and BJ Bryson took 14 students to the annual Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc. (BPD) conference in Atlanta.

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Welcome from Social Work

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Welcome to the JMU Department of Social Work! Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, qualifying our BSW graduates for consideration for Advanced Standing in MSW programs across the nation. More >