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California State University, Fresno
Social Work B.A.

The profession of social work is dedicated to meeting the diverse social service needs of special populations of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. As a practice-oriented profession, social work deals with social concerns that range from societal oppression to people''s emotional/behavioral problems. The social work practitioner helps at risk populations which typically include people of color; women; people who are recent refugees; those who are older adults, poor and/or homeless; children and adults who are abused/neglected; people who have chronic mental illness; those who have physical illnesses or disabilities; and those who abuse substances or engage in criminal activies. In focusing on disadvantaged groups, social workers use a range of traditional and nontraditional methods to promote well being, personal growth, and social justice.

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