Adult Mental Health and Wellness
An overview of what to expect when pursuing a Master of Social Work (MSW) with a
specialization in Adult Mental Health and Wellness.
Adult Mental Health and Wellness prepares students to improve the mental health and physical well-being of individuals across the adult lifespan. Students are prepared to support young adult and older adult clients within agencies, institutions, communities, families and other social and organizational contexts.
This specialization is for students who want to become licensed clinical social workers helping adults with mental health, substance use disorders, trauma and medical issues, as well as prevention, recovery, wellness and health promotion.
Whether you are interested in treating veterans coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, providing support to homeless individuals with mental illness, or helping victims of domestic violence, this specialization will train you in the most innovative, evidence-based approaches to mental and behavioral health care.
The social work profession has a 19% growth rate that is faster than the average for all occupations. Learn more about the various work settings for which students are prepared with this specialization.