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Why Social Work?

Social Work attracts men and women who want to make a difference in the lives of others and learn the skills to positively impact communities.

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Nia Nicks
"I am grateful that I received the opportunity to attend the Tulane University School of Social Work program. The program has enabled me with skills to be a successful social worker that can effectively advocate for marginalized communities and the ability to apply clinical interventions. Hence, the professors, field supervisors, faculty and staff have contributed to my personal and professional growth." Nia Nicks, MSW '17
Tammy Zelten
"The class sizes are small enough where you get to know everyone but large enough to hear diversity of opinion and critical thinking. I experienced a health crisis during graduate school and received top-notch healthcare and incredible support from the professors and my fellow students. Tulane and the City of New Orleans have helped me to become a better version of myself." Tammy Zelten, MSW '17


Faculty Present at 2020 Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

Our faculty are proud to lead and participate in some of the #SSWR2020 symposia, workshops, roundtables, and paper and poster presentations

Journal of Evidence-based Social Work Features Three Articles about Social Work Research relating to American Indigenous Peoples

Published this month, the Journal of Evidence-based Social Work highlights Social Work Research relating to American Indigenous Peoples and includes three articles from Tulane faculty, students, and alumni.

Global Disaster Resilience Assessment Community of Practice with DRLA and Spin Global

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) funded the development of guidance and tools to help communities measure their “Capability Quotient (CQ),” which is the readiness to respond to risk and to respond to disruptions of any kind.

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