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The School of Social Work is committed to social work education which develops practice strategies for human rights and social justice and thus affirms that personal experiences are embedded in social structures.

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Mission Statement

We foster intellectual curiosity and a spirit of inquiry through emphasis on critical perspectives in social work. Our mission statement elaborates on this approach.

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