The Science of Social Work & Nursing with Real-World Practice

The Science of Social Work & Nursing with Real-World Practice

Why Social Work? Why Now?

There has never been a more important time to become a social worker. Our faculty tell you why.

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Interview with Congressman Cardenas

Juvenile Justice: An Interview with Congressman Tony Cardenas

Watch our exclusive interview with Congressman Tony Cardenas (CA-29th District) discussing how the juvenile justice system is changing in California due to a recent shift of the Juvenile Justice Division out of corrections and into health and human services. Learn how the new Social Work and Juvenile Justice undergraduate minor can prepare students for this new service environment for diverse youth populations.

Systemic Racism and Poverty

AASWSW Webinar Series on Systemic Racism

Watch the second episode of the Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare's webinar series on systemic racism, Systemic Racism & Poverty. An examination of the wealth and income dynamics in the U.S. that reveals staggering disparity between black and white households, and this episode explores how systemic racism has created such inequality and the over-representation of black and brown families struggling with poverty. 

Our Stories Matter

Our Stories Matter Podcast

Celebrating the complex lived experiences of activists and healers through their inspiring stories, Our Stories Matter is a new podcast from Trauma Informed LA, centering on healing through activism, art, poetry, film, music, breath and movement.

Listen to season 1 episodes featuring alumni and faculty of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. 

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Racial Justice

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is dedicated to eliminating racial injustice and promoting an ongoing process of healing and reconciliation to dismantle racism. 

Read the school's Commitment to Racial Justice Statement.

Meet The Departments

Meet The Departments

USC MSW students select a department of study to customize their education. Want to learn more about the three choices? Hear from faculty and students representing each department in our recorded webinar series.

100X100 Scholarship Initiative

100X100 Scholarship Initiative

A social work education touches many lives beyond those of our MSW students. Help us provide 100 impactful scholarships to these deserving students to help relieve their burden of debt.
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USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.

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