This innovative program is designed to expand the number and diversity of mental health counselors, social workers and therapists in Washington state who serve individuals with severe mental health or substance use challenges. The initiative provides grants, up to $51,500, to students in advanced social work and counseling programs at 13 participating universities across the state in return for their service in approved community-based behavioral health or tribal agencies.
Start our Advanced Standing program in August 2023
Graduate June 2024
Applications will open soon!
*requires BSW or BASW from CSWE accredited program
Learn about practicum details and requirements for both MSW program options.
Learn about sub-specialization opportunities for both MSW program options.
Chair, Department of Social Work
Director, Master of Social Work
Field Director, Department of Social Work
Program Coordinator, Master of Social Work
Administrative Assistant, Department of Social Work
Welcome back to the hustle and bustle that is graduate school. Whether you have been in school for years on end or you are just now getting back into the groove of it all, there is an art to maintaining your sanity during the process. Time management is always easier said than done, however, it can mean a world of difference when trying to manage classes, practicum, and maintaining a social life.
Nov 1, 2022
Potential and newly accepted students will often reach out to the social work program to talk with a student about their experience. Oftentimes the questions will be very similar, which is how I have come up with this list. I hope it is helpful in determining if this is the right program for you or solidifying your decision to accept your admission.
May 4, 2022
A letter from the faculty and staff of the Social Work Department in support of the LGBTQ+ community regarding the recent violence at Club Q in Colorado Springs.
Nov 23, 2022