Dear Social Work Community,
I am pleased to welcome you to the School of Social Work at Wichita State University where we are celebrating 50 years of excellence in education, research, training, and community service in the State of Kansas (KS). Embracing our Shocker Presidential Priorities to take fundamental responsibility for the social, cultural, and overall health of the communities we serve, we are proud to train practitioners dedicated to social work practice with diverse populations.
The School is proud to be part of The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences,one of the nation's premier urban public research institutions committed to social change and innovation. We believe social work plays an integral role in designing evidence-based solutions and providing impactful applied learning experiences with the community and alongside our interdisciplinary colleagues.
The School of Social Work embraces a Generalist and Advance Generalist Practice Model and prepares social work practitioners committed to social justice and to serving and empowering individuals, families, groups, and communities with diverse needs in Wichita, KS metropolitan area and the rural surrounding service region. The School of Social Work contributes to the development and dissemination of social work knowledge and skills, and affirms professional values and ethics. Moreover, the School emphasizes understanding and respect for the unique social, political, and cultural diversity of the Midwest.
We invite you to learn more about our School community on our website. Whether you are interested in starting your educational journey with us or partnering with us to create social change through research or training https://foundation.wichita.edu/give/, you have a home at WSU.
Eveline Ndii Kalomo
Associate Professor and Director, School of Social Work