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BUSSW Congratulates our recent PhD Graduates from Spring 2017!

BUSSW Congratulates our recent PhD Graduates from Spring 2017!

BUSSW Congratulates our recent PhD Graduates from Spring 2017! Dr. Sarah Ingram-Herring An Exploratory Study of Factors Influencing Social Work Students' Commitment to Community-Based Practice This study examined what factors might influence social work students' commitment to community-based practice by exploring the relationship between...

NEW Trauma Informed Social Work Practice in School Settings Course Offering!

NEW Trauma Informed Social Work Practice in School Settings Course Offering!

NEW Trauma Informed Social Work Practice in School Settings Course Offering! Beginning Fall 2017 The purpose of this elective course is to help students develop the knowledge and competencies necessary for trauma informed social work practice with students, teachers, families, schools and communities in the 21st century. A special focus is placed...

Fostering Success: Summer Training Program

Fostering Success: Summer Training Program

Barry University's School of Social Work and the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) partnered to launch a two-week program designed to give former foster youth and independent living teens ages18 and older the training they need to adequately prepare for the workforce. The Fostering Success: Summer Training Program, an immersion...

Student Advocate Award of $250.00

Student Advocate Award of $250.00

Center for Human Rights and Social Justice Student Advocate Award A one-time financial award of $250.00 will be distributed each academic year to a Barry University student that has demonstrated a commitment to human rights and social justice in their community with a focus on one or more of the 5 initiatives of the School of Social Work's Center...

Enhance Your Career with an MSW!

Enhance Your Career with an MSW!

Social workers provide most of the country's mental health services. According to government sources, 60% of mental health professionals are clinically trained social workers, compared to 10% of psychiatrists, 23% of psychologists and 5% of psychiatric nurses. Law enforcement, medical first-responder, and public safety professionals who join Barry...

Professor Sambra Zaoui chosen as the 2017 NASW Miami-Dade Social Work Educator of the Year

Professor Sambra Zaoui chosen as the 2017 NASW Miami-Dade Social Work Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Sambra Zaoui for being chosen as the 2017 NASW Miami-Dade Social Work Educator of the Year! The National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter, established the Social Work Educator of the Year Award to honor an exceptional educator who has demonstrated dedication to students and education, in addition to...

Stand with us for human rights and social justice

Stand with us for human rights and social justice

Our nation can endure deep crevices of poverty that hold people in bondage; while unjust, from its depth some of our brightest stars have risen and given hope to others. Our nation can withstand the unjust conditions of homelessness; for out of this national tragedy compassion thrives. Our nation will not crumble under the stress of political...

BUSSW is a proud supporter of our active military and veteran populations

BUSSW is a proud supporter of our active military and veteran populations

Earn a Master in Social Work Degree at Barry University School of Social Work Our curriculum features a trauma-informed, resiliency-focused and competency-based framework. Barry University is a proud supporter of our active military and veteran populations. In addition to participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, the School of Social Work offers...

Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for over 50 years

Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for over 50 years

Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for over 50 years

Intergroup Dialogues: TRACKS Series

Intergroup Dialogues: TRACKS Series

This year, the School of Social Work, and the Division of Student Affairs will co-sponsor, once again, intergroup dialogues for students, staff, and faculty who are interested in participating in "train the trainer" dialogues. This year, the TRACKS Program is set to host multiple dialogues occurring on campus with the hopes of eventually...

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