Careers

Employment Opportunities

Some employment opportunities for social workers include

  • Child protection, foster care, and adoption services.
  • Services in community centers, juvenile courts, and residential treatment centers.
  • Women’s counseling and shelter facilities.
  • Family services, substance abuse, illness, and unemployment services.
  • Community services for the mentally ill.
  • Services for the elderly in home care, nursing homes, and senior centers.
  • Services for offenders and their families in community corrections programs.

Employment Opportunities

Some employment opportunities for social workers include

  • Child protection, foster care, and adoption services.
  • Services in community centers, juvenile courts, and residential treatment centers.
  • Women’s counseling and shelter facilities.
  • Family services, substance abuse, illness, and unemployment services.
  • Community services for the mentally ill.
  • Services for the elderly in home care, nursing homes, and senior centers.
  • Services for offenders and their families in community corrections programs.

Contact Info

School of Social Welfare

Twente Hall
1545 Lilac Lane, Room 107
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
785-864-4720
785-864-5277
http://www.socwel.ku.edu/
Mary Ellen Kondrat, Dean
785-864-8975
Steve Kapp, Associate Dean, Academic Programs
785-864-2269

School of Social Welfare

Twente Hall
1545 Lilac Lane, Room 107
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
785-864-4720
785-864-5277
admissionsBSW@ku.edu
http://www.socwel.ku.edu/
Alice Lieberman, B.S.W. Program Director
785-864-8957
Vicki Mignot, B.S.W. Program Assistant
785-864-8976

School of Social Welfare

Twente Hall
1545 Lilac Lane, Room 107
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
785-864-4720
785-864-5277
http://www.socwel.ku.edu/
Edward Scanlon, M.S.W. Program Director
785-864-8956
admissionsmsw@ku.edu
Chris Petr, Ph.D. Program Director
785-864-8963
admissionsw-phd@ku.edu
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