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MSW - Trauma Competent Practice Focus

Trauma Social Work Practice

Trauma Competent Focus

The MSW program has recently restructured the curriculum to reflect a concentration in Trauma-Informed clinical practice. This exciting, cutting-edge program helps students to develop a solid foundation in the etiology, assessment, treatment, and prevention of complications related to traumatic and stress responses on the individual, family, and society.

The curriculum synergizes the latest scientific findings in neural science, intra/interpersonal well-being, family systems, and human development with practice/spiritual wisdom to equip students effectively and seamlessly enter the social work profession upon graduation.

Course Delivery

Location

Newman University's main campus is in Wichita and an outreach location in Colorado Springs.

Instruction

Classes are offered with a blend of classroom instruction, face-to-face activities, simulations, and field placements in the community.

Format

All courses are 16-weeks long and are taught on-campus and hybrid formats.

 

Trauma Competent Focus- Degree Plans

Advanced Standing

The Advanced Standing MSW track is designed for students who have already obtained  a Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE accredited school. 

Total Credits:  34 Credit hours

Advanced Standing Full Time

Advanced Standing Part Time

Foundational Standing

The Foundational Standing MSW track is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in a major other than social work.

Total Credits: 62 Credit Hours

Foundational Full Time

Foundational Part Time

Note: Applicants who have not completed their undergraduate program are still invited to apply to the Newman University MSW program. If accepted, admission may be conditional for receipt of an official transcript showing the completed undergraduate degree.

Program Length

Foundational Standing: This status requires 2 years to complete 62 credit hours of full-time coursework and field work. The part time option requires 4 years to complete. A combination of full-time and part-time is also available. 

Advanced Standing: This status require 12 months to complete 34 credit hours of full-time coursework and field work. The part time option requires 2 years to complete.