Walden University

Master of Social Work - Social Work with Children & Families (Advanced Standing)

Address:

650 South Exeter Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

Phone:

1-866-492-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work - Social Work with Children & Families (Advanced Standing)

Format: Online

Program Description:

This concentration prepares students for work in community social service agencies, child welfare agencies, and the juvenile justice system.

In this concentration, you’ll learn to:

 - Examine the social service needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged children, youth, and families in social work settings.
 - Integrate social work best practices when choosing appropriate interventions for children, youth, and families in social work settings.
 - Distinguish between the practices and policies applicable to publicly funded and nonprofit agency settings that serve children, youth, and families.
 - Evaluate legal and ethical issues pertaining to working with children, youth, and families in social work settings.

The Standard option helps you balance your online MSW degree program with other life commitments by limiting your workload to one or two courses per term.

The Accelerated option is an ideal choice if you can dedicate yourself to full-time studies. This option requires a strong time commitment as you’ll take three courses in most terms.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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