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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

Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, moderates a discussion at the Bellagio in Las Vegas between former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Apr. 25, 2019

Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.

Stands stand behind the police tape of a simulated crime scene
Apr. 25, 2019

Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.

Jim Stelk talks to three students during the Urban Adventure class.
Apr. 25, 2019

Urban Adventure class draws on police, social workers, actors and more to make a complex scenario come to life for Urban Affairs students.

two white pills, one red caplet
Apr. 16, 2019

A new book by social work professor An-Pyng Sun walks readers through the roots of addiction and treatment.

Greenspun Building
Apr. 3, 2019

City resilience framework will focus on health and wellness, economy and society, infrastructure and environment, and leadership and strategy.

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