Graduate school can feel intense at times, especially when students first start the process. When you finish reading a lengthy case study, you may realize that you have another assignment to complete. There are group projects, on top of your deadlines at work. Many students also have families.
People who seek careers in the challenging field of social work come equipped with a unique passion for supporting others and advocating on their behalf.
by Kelly Riesenmy
by Ama Larsen, Social Work Professor
One day in junior high I was drawing on the chalkboard after school. As I was drawing another student entered the room and began scribbling over my work. In a split second, a feeling of disrespect took over me. I saw red.
Working with individuals with special needs is a calling. It takes patience, diligence and formal education.