The UCF School of Social Work prepares generalist and advanced clinical social work students to become practitioners who promote optimal well-being, human rights, and social and economic justice. The school focuses on social change from a regional and global perspective with individuals, families, groups and communities in diverse practice settings.                     

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK GOALS                                                                                                        facebook

To prepare professional B.S.W.  /generalist or M.S.W.  /clinical social work practitioners to:

  • Apply professional knowledge, skills, and values with diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Engage in ethical practice grounded in human rights and social and economic justice.
  • Promote the optimal well-being of vulnerable, oppressed, and marginalized populations by building on their strengths and resilience through collaborative community partnerships.
  • Integrate research informed practice in generalist settings and assess, intervene, and evaluate in advanced clinical practice settings.
  • Advocate for policies and services that promote social change and the quality of professional social work practice.


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Denisse Lamas, MSW,  received  COHPA's  2015 Outstanding Alumna Award,  with Dr. Bonnie Yegidis, Director of the School of Social Work.

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I am very privileged to be in the B.S.W. program at UCF and learn from instructors such as yourself [referring to Dr. Dziegielewski]."
— Brittany Hamilton,  social work major
I am so grateful for all I've received from this university, both as a student and an alumna."
— Judith Thames,  B.A., social welfare/psychology ('73); co-founder, Judith G. Thames Endowed Scholarship
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