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BSW Program

BSW Program Overview

The Baccalaureate Social Work program at Kutztown University is a professional program dedicated to preparing beginning level generalist social work professionals. Trained in the generalist perspective, graduates subscribe to the purpose and values of the Social Work profession. They understand the need to promote, restore, maintain and facilitate the functioning of individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities by helping them accomplish tasks, prevent and alleviate distress, and use and create resources. They also understand the impact of major societal institutions upon client systems. Students are capable of initiating and participating in social change process, and work toward elimination of the various forms of institutionalized oppression.

Dr. Janice Gasker
Baccalaurete Program Director
gasker@kutztown.edu

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The Kutztown University Baccalaureate Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation.

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