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Spalding receives $1.28M grant for Master of Social Work students from disadvantaged backgrounds

The Spalding University School of Social Work has been awarded a federal grant totaling more than $1.28 million over five years to provide scholarships to disadvantaged students in its Master of Social Work (MSW) program. The focus will be on students who aspire to provide behavioral health care in primary care settings or in medically underserved communities. A clinical priority of the grant will...

Spalding launches Doctor of Social Work program; pending SACSCOC approval, could start in August

The Spalding University School of Social Work is taking the next step in its social justice mission by launching the first Doctor of Social Work (DSW) program in Louisville and one of the first in Kentucky. The move, which is pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, addresses a societal need to prepare a greater number of social workers –...