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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

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May. 1, 2020

From UNLV Magazine's spring 2020 issue.

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Apr. 6, 2020

The proud UNLV alum and supporter died Friday.

Mar. 22, 2020

Top of the List: Seeking help whenever you need it.

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Feb. 24, 2020

Las Vegas was a surprise home for Katherine Marcal. Now she’s working to ensure individuals experiencing homelessness have a pathway to a new life.

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Dec. 27, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.

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The School of Social Work is one of the schools in the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.