School of Social Work

Family Practice Concentration


Students wishing to work primarily with individuals and families will elect the Family Practice Concentration.  Upon graduation, the new MSW will have the knowledge and skills to work in child welfare agencies, family service agencies, mental health clinics, health-care organizations, family violence service agencies, substance abuse prevention and treatment programs or correctional organizations.

A wealth of practicum sites throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area are available to provide experience in working with children, youth, and families before graduation.

Additional Opportunities:

Certificate programs can be completed with some courses taken toward the MSW degree; however, some additional hours may be required.