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Social Work

University of Central Missouri
Wood Hall, Room 5
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4407


Student Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  • Practice within the values and ethics of the social work profession.
  • Practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients’ age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of self on others through personal reflection and self-discipline.
  • Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice.
  • Understand and interpret the history of the social work profession and its contemporary structures and issues.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes.
  • Apply knowledge of bio-psycho-social factors that affect individual development and behavior, and use empirically tested theoretical frameworks to understand the interactions among individuals and between individuals and social systems.
  • Analyze, formulate, and influence social policies.
  • Evaluate research studies and apply findings to practice, and under supervision, to evaluate his/her own practice interventions and those of other relevant systems.
  • Use oral and written communication skills differentially and effectively with a variety of client populations, colleagues, and members of the community.
  • Use supervision and consultation appropriate to generalist practice.
  • Critically evaluate one’s professional practice and develop an agenda for continuing professional learning and growth.