Welcome to the School of Social Work
Social Work Degrees In Pennsylvania
Welcome to The School of Social Work of Temple University located in the heart of Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania!
Social Work Mission Statement
The School of Social Work (SSW) is dedicated to societal transformations to eliminate social, political, economic injustices for poor and oppressed populations and to advancing the quality of life for all through:
- Education emphasizing the discovery of knowledge, use of critical inquiry, and exertion of professional ethics to guide solution seeking and action taking to effect social change among professional social workers in front-line, supervisory, managerial, and leadership positions.
- Research and scholarship to advance applied knowledge and generate evidence based strategies to resolve problems occurring between people and their social environments at local, state, national, and global levels.
- Public service to aid the dissemination of knowledge and evidence based strategies.
- Responding to the needs of constituents through collaborations and partnerships with communities, agencies, and organizations.