Adult Mental Health & Wellness (AMHW)
In the Adult Mental Health and Wellness track, you will be
prepared to work directly with clients aged 18 and older, including older
adults. Course topics include wellness, recovery and integrated care;
explanatory theories of health and mental health; and advanced practice with
complex social work cases.
Children, Youth and Families (CYF)
The Children, Youth and Families track prepares you to work
directly with children, parents and families both individually and in groups.
Your education will span research and critical analysis for social work with
children and families; social work practice with children and families in early
and middle childhood; social work practice with adolescents, young adults and
their families; and policy and macro practice in child, youth and family
Social Change and Innovation Track (SCI)
As an online MSW student in the Social Change and Innovation
track, you will be prepared to become a social work leader at the policy level.
Your education experience will include research and evaluation for community,
organization and business environments; management and organizational
development for social workers; social work practice in workplace settings;
policy advocacy and social change; community practice; and grant writing and
Military Populations & Settings (MPS)
The online MSW Military Populations & Settings track
prepares you to address the unique challenges facing service members, veterans
and their families. Particular areas of focus include post-traumatic stress
disorder, trauma, reintegration and crisis intervention.
School & Education Settings (SES)
Offered to California residents only, the School &
Education Settings track prepares you to work with Pre-K–12 students in public
and private schools across the state. You’ll learn to address problems that
affect students’ achievement in the classroom. The courses and practicum education
you will complete meet some of the requirements for the California Pupil
Personnel Services Credential, which is required to practice school social work
in California. Please speak to your advisor for more information on the PPSC.