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A Rewarding and Valuable Career

Social work: Making a difference in peoples' lives and communities.

 

 

As a student, you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings, including child welfare, mental health, criminal and juvenile justice, gerontology, domestic violence, health care, community development, policy practice, and research. If you are concerned with matters of social justice and want to make a difference in peoples' lives and your communities, we invite you to consider the social work profession as a rewarding and valuable career.

Introduction to UNLV's School of Social Work

What's Happening

Asian elderly man with two medical providers
Feb. 5, 2019

Through progressive grant funding, researchers from three UNLV schools encourage greater use of palliative care among Southern Nevada’s Asian communities.

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Dec. 27, 2018

Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.

backpack and sleeping bag next to wall with "Nevada: Highest Rate of Homeless Youth in the Nation" spray painted on it
Nov. 28, 2018

Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.

Oct. 10, 2018

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Judy Tudor had her priorities reorganized because someone took the time to be kind.

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Sep. 28, 2018

UNLV students and staff share their heartache and hope as the Oct. 1 shooting anniversary approaches.

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