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Department of Social Work
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Albertson Hall 103
Phone: 785-628-4755
Email: socialwork@fhsu.edu
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Social Work Student Resources

The Department of Social Work provides students with hands on learning experiences and student organizations aimed to deepen your college experience and build your resume by getting involved in a club related to your field of study. You will also build lasting relationships with fellow students and faculty.

BSW Student Handbook

Research Resources, Journals & Databases

JSTOR
Social Services Abstracts (via Forsyth Library)
Social Work Today Magazine
Clinical Social Work Journal
The New Social Worker Careers Magazine

Professional Organizations and Career Information

Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Social Workers
Clinical Social Work Association
Association of Social Work Boards
Association of Oncology Social Work
Gerontological Society of America
Bureau of Labor Statistics for Social Work

Social Work Club-Student Organization

The Social Work Club's focus is to provide opportunities for students to assemble for social connections, networking and to participate in experiential learning activities. these activities enriched with the core values of the social work profession: service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence.

The club hosts a variety of educational programs, conducts fund raising activities and hosts the annual reception for graduating social work students. The club has continued to grow, and has developed more opportunities for its members in the areas of social interaction, networking and learning opportunities. These areas continue to add a layer of growth which enriches the FHSU experience. The Social Work Club is open to Social Work majors and non-majors.

Phi Alpha

Students in the social work program are eligible for memberships in Phi Alpha, the social work honorary society. Its purpose is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. For more information, contact Rhonda Weimer at rjweimer2@fhsu.edu.

Social Work Scholarships

Applying and receiving scholarships during your college years can greatly ease your financial burden during and after college. Consider these scholarship opportunities provided specifically for social work students. Make sure and also check out some of the on-campus scholarships that Fort Hays State University provides to its students annually.

Fort Hays University Career Resources

Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center
Career Services Online Job Resources

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