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Social Work Club

The purpose of the Social Work Club is to promote an awareness of and interest in the Social Work profession; to encourage participation in activities related to social work practice; to promote and abide by the NASW Code of Ethics; to encourage and provide a means for students to have input into the curriculum and instruction of the Department of Social Work at BSU; and to promote an atmosphere of professionalism among students.

Students are encouraged to be active in the Social Work Club. The faculty advisor is:

Dr. Cheryl Byers, MSW, LISW, PhD
Chair, Department of Social Work

The Club functions as an advisory group to the Department of Social Work coordinator. The following guides the work of the Social Work Club.

Mission Statement:

The Social Work Club is a diverse group committed to providing programming and activities that promote professional growth, community service, and camaraderie among its members. (See Attachment 6 for Club constitution).

Club Purpose:

  • To encourage a network of support, growth and friendship for all Social Work students.
  • To increase awareness and promote social change within the university and community.
  • To promote and practice the NASW Code of Ethics.
  • To increase awareness and promote a positive image of the Social Work profession.
  • To provide the opportunity for members to develop a thinking identity as a Social Work professional.
  • To encourage and provide the opportunity for extending volunteer experience in the community for Social Work students.