Grounded in real-world practice, our programs prepare you to empower vulnerable communities, change the lives of individuals with mental illness, and conduct research that enhances our understanding of global challenges.
In clinical social work you relieve individual suffering for people with mental, emotional, or behavioral challenges.
In macro social work you focus on changing the external environment to alleviate suffering.
Aging Populations & Gerontology
Leaders for Equity and Justice in the Workplace
Neuroscience & Social Work
Refugees & Immigrants
School Social Work
Dual Degree Programs
Combine your MSW with a JD, MBA, or MA in Theology & Ministry
BC Continuing Education, in collaboration with BC School of Social Work, offers a series of Social Work Workshops online via Zoom three times a year—in spring, summer, and fall—for new and experienced social workers looking to earn CEUs to maintain their license.
We also offer three online professional certificate programs, with each individual course offering 6 CEUs.
Advanced Clinical Practice for Adults
For the experienced clinician, the Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice for Adults provides a deep exploration of the cutting-edge theoretical perspectives of attachment, trauma-informed care, and neuroscience, as well as courses in various Treatment Modalities and Treatment Focuses, as they relate to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults.
Advanced Clinical Practice for Children, Youth, and Families
For the experienced clinician, the Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice for Children, Youth, and Families provides a deep exploration of the cutting-edge theoretical perspectives of attachment, trauma-informed care, and neuroscience, as well as courses in various Treatment Modalities and Treatment Focuses, as they relate to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children, youth, and families.
Management and Supervision in Human Services
The Management and Supervision in Human Services Certificate program is geared toward professionals who find themselves in a management or supervisory role at an agency or organization, yet have not had formal management training or leadership experience.
Sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation, the Interdisciplinary Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance (ICHA) is designed to ensure that our graduates and humanitarian partners have access to up-to-date knowledge on how best to respond to rapidly changing needs in the field. Developed in close partnership with international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and building on the academic strengths of Boston College faculty and staff, ICHA is a curriculum of eight modules available in an online format.
This is a self-paced learning experience.
You will be able to stop and start the module at your convenience.
Migrants and Refugees in the Global Landscape
Basics of Refugee Determination
Community-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Introduction to International Child Protection
Climate Change, Displacement and Human Rights
Gender Based Violence
Public Health in Emergencies
Education in Emergencies
Duration to complete each module: 4-6 hours approximately
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By the end of this certificate, you will be able to:
This new certificate program (launched Fall 2021) prepares students to direct EJI programs at colleges, public agencies, and companies in the private sector.Learn More