The goal of the MSW program is to prepare professionally trained social workers for specialized intervention in direct practice with Hispanic Children and families while fostering a commitment to culturally competent practice with diverse populations.  To that end, the program focuses on ten learning outcomes for MSW students.  Each social work student will:

    1. Identify as a professional social worker and conduct yourself accordingly
    2. Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice
    3. Appl critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgement
    4. Engage diversity and differences in practice
    5. Advance human rights and social and economic justice
    6. Engage in research informed practice and practice informed research
    7. Apply knowledge of hum behavior and the social environment
    8. Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services
    9. Respond to context that shape practice
    10. Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities



Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the 
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.


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