We, the members of the Social Work Department of Clarke University, founded in the Spirit of the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary, promote intellectual growth through an academically rigorous education grounded in the liberal arts. We ensure readiness as competent, empathic, ethical, value based generalist practitioners through professional mentoring relationships. We impart the values of service, social justice, and social responsibility through the provision of developmentally meaningful activities within the local and global community.
- Prepare competent, ethical, empathic, value-based social workers.
- Engage students in a process of connecting Social Work theory to practice by engaging in advanced academic study and meaningful community activities.
- Foster learning through mentoring relationships.
- Encourage service, social justice and social responsibility at the local and global level.