The Abilene Christian University School of Social Work seeks, within the context of a Christian higher education institution, to prepare graduates as effective and ethical professionals who incorporate best evidence in practice; promote social justice for vulnerable persons everywhere through service and leadership roles; and, advance social work knowledge through research and other scholarly activities.
Graduates of the ACU School of Social Work possess the skills necessary to effectively serve oppressed and vulnerable people and improve their quality of life. They work as change agents in a number of areas, including: health, mental health, social enterprise, public policy, politics, children and family services, child welfare, school social work, gerontology, military services, international social work, juvenile services, and criminal justice.
Graduates from the ACU School of Social Work are prepared to become leaders in their areas of interest, utilizing evidence-based interventions and contributing to the knowledge of the profession through effective and ethical practice, as well as dissemination of research and practice findings in professional journals and other venues.
Submissions from 2016
Submissions from 2015
Knowledge of Gender Equity Among Faith-Based Universities in Texas, Stephanie Hamm and Rachel Slaymaker