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Fall 2024 On-Campus MSW Application FINAL Deadline: July 16, 2024

Skill Development

Students in Children, Youth and Families will develop a variety of transferable skills that will prepare them to work in a variety of settings.


Students will develop skills such as:

  • Problem Identification in Early Childhood Development
  • Client Assessment
  • Clinical Interventions
  • Treatment Planning
  • Documentation, Case Management & Resource Coordination
  • Service Delivery Models & Policies
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Data Collection & Research
  • Outcome Evaluation
  • Policies, Theories & Principles for Social Work Practice in Schools
  • Navigating Juvenile Justice Systems
  • Responses to Special Challenges in Public Child Welfare

Skill Development in Children, Youth and Families
What skills will you develop as part of Children, Youth and Families? Jacquelyn McCroskey, the John Milner Professor of Child Welfare for the department, explains.

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