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B.S. in Social Work – Child and Family

122

Credit Hours

Specializations

Build on core courses & choose a specialized area of study

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Financial Aid

95% of undergrad students receive financial aid

Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Specializations

Build on core courses & choose a specialized area of study

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Financial Aid

95% of undergrad students receive financial aid

Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Residential Bachelor of Science in Social Work – Child and Family

Offer hope and healing to families in your community with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work – Child and Family from Liberty University. Be equipped to work alongside adolescents, children, and their parents in difficult situations. Whether dealing with grief, divorce, bullying, or abuse – these families need your help. Learn how to engage, assess, and intervene in hard situations. This professional degree will prepare you to serve with excellence, compassion, and justice, working in a variety of settings such as adoption/foster care agencies, group homes/residential treatment facilities, schools, community centers, counseling practices, international work, or missions.

Internship Requirement:

The goal of this program is to prepare you for the various situations you will face in your career. For this reason, this degree requires you to complete two internships. These courses will equip you for a career in social work.

  • SOWK 370, Junior Field Experience and Seminar – 100+ hours of field experience
  • SOWK 470, Senior Field Experience and Seminar – 400+ hours of experience

The B.S. in Social Work – Child and Family is also offered online.


Accreditation

Liberty University is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) indicates that the program has met the criteria for the assessment of program quality, compliance with the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards, and expected competence of graduates, as established by CSWE and as evaluated through a peer-review process. This accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods.


Academics: Social Work – Child and Family

Credit Hours

122 hours**

Program of Study

B.S. Social Work – Child and Family

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Social Work Featured Courses

  • Crisis Intervention (PSYC 317)
  • Exceptional Child (PSYC 345)
  • Children and Family Services and Practice (SOWK 462)
  • Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents (SOWK 464)
  • Trauma-Informed Interventions with Children and Families (SOWK 466)

**The BSSW Program does not give academic credit for life experiences or previous work experience. The program does recognize the value of previous work and life experience. The program encourages students to integrate the knowledge gained in the classroom with their work and life experience.


Find a Career in:

  • Adoption
  • Foster Care
  • Counseling
  • Children’s Behavioral Health
  • School Social Work
  • Working With At-Risk Adolescents
  • Group Homes
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Hospital Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Social Work
  • Prevention Services
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