Child welfare services are intended to respond to the needs of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and their families. Courses examine the causes and consequences of child maltreatment, child welfare policy, the effectiveness of child welfare services, and social work practice in child welfare settings.

Bria Berger

Bria Berger, AM '14

“It’s important to have transferable skills and to have a professional mentor. Working with [Assistant Professor] Alida Bouris has helped me both personally and professionally. She has encouraged me to mold my course schedule and placement to my interest and goals, to take risks, and she has helped me shape my vision of who I am in the social work world.”