A Path Toward Making a Difference
At Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, we understand what it feels like to want to make a difference in the world. Whether it’s helping an individual, family or an entire community, we are passionate, caring and committed to helping others through social work practice.
Featuring two distinct concentrations in:
Community Practice for Social Change: Develop the practical skills and values needed to lead and organize comprehensive social change on a broad scale.
Direct Practice: Learn to engage with individuals, families and groups and assess client needs and strengths. Discover how to provide or help arrange needed services and support, weigh intervention alternatives, implement change strategies, and evaluate results.
Our specializations for Direct Practice are:
- Children, Youth & Families (CYF)
- Mental Health with Adults (MHA)
The Online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA; equivalent to an MSW) program helps social workers develop the confidence and competence to lead and practice in a variety of professional settings.