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SDS Scholarship Funds MSW Students
¿Por qué la migración se ha convertido en la bandera de las derechas?
2017 Food for Changed Thought Series Photovoice: Using Photos and Stories to Create Community Change
Master of Social Work Student Completes Summer Internship with Congressman O’Rourke
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Welcome to the Department of Social Work
UTEP is located on the US-Mexico border across the border from its sister city of Cd. Juarez, Mexico. It forms the largest international metroplex in the world, with a combined population of over 2 million residents. This bi-national and bi-cultural community gives our students a unique perspective on social work. The Department of Social Work is committed to educate culturally competent practitioners. By combining classroom work, simulation technology and practicum fieldwork in social service agencies in El Paso, Texas and the region, UTEP students graduate with the skills and knowledge to practice social work in a wide variety of settings.
The UTEP Department of Social Work administers two degree programs. The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) prepares students for generalist practice. Over 70-75 students are actively enrolled in the BSW Program. TheMaster of Social Work (MSW) prepares students for advanced practice with a concentration in Social Work in the Border Region. The MSW Program has 70 80 students actively enrolled in the program.
UTEP Awarded Grant to Expand Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS Services
The grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA ) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention will fund the project led by Thenral Mangadu, M.D. Ph.D. assistant professor of public health sciences at UTEP.
UTEP Trains Health Care, Social Services Providers to Spot Human Trafficking Victims
Human trafficking victims are highly likely to come into contact with health professionals in emergency rooms, clinics and other health care settings. Yet providers may not know what signs to look for or what questions to ask in order to identify and appropriately assist a human trafficking victim.