Western Kentucky University

Mission

 

BSW Mission

The mission of the BSW Program at Western Kentucky University is to prepare culturally competent professionals who practice with diverse communities and client systems. The program promotes a commitment to professional ethics, leadership, professionalism, social justice and lifelong learning in order for graduates to practice successfully in a global community.

 Goals

• To prepare generalist social workers who are culturally competent and adept at integrating professional knowledge, values, and skills for practice with diverse populations and multigenerational client systems of various sizes

• To foster a respect for diversity and a commitment to the common good through the advancement of social justice.

• To instill a sense of oneself as a citizen of the world who is committed to ongoing professional growth and development

(Adopted by BSW Faculty 2008)

 Last Modified 4/21/14