The Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) educates students to address the world’s most pressing social problems in innovative and effective ways. We collaborate with communities embedded in social dilemmas to design enduring solutions and prioritize equity, justice, and inclusion in everything we do.
Improving vulnerable lives through pioneering social work education, research, scholarship, and practice at home and in the world.
The demand for social workers trained to respond to the needs and aspirations identified by Latinx communities, from culturally and linguistically appropriate social services to accessible mental health and healthcare, is urgent. Through award-winning academic programs and research, the BCSSW has established a community-centered approach to meet these aspirations and needs.
The goal of this initiative is to establish BCSSW as a national thought leader in trauma-informed social work education within three domains: curricula, field education/student formation, and research.Learn More
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Our core commitments to equity, justice, and inclusion emphasize empathy, collaboration, and innovation in all that we do to foster an environment of support and success.