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University of South Carolina Developing Social Work Military Training Course

From left: Army Reserve Capt. Chad Lauro, Kina Wilkening and Professor Nancy Brown talk about the military social work program. Photo courtesy of the Aiken Standard.

The University of South Carolina is creating a program to train social workers to work with military personnel, according to this article in the Aiken Standard.

“There is a growing need for social workers in this field,” said Nancy Brown, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina College of Social Work.

The program is in its final stage of academic approval. The course could prepare 3,000 social workers for the field in the next decade, dean Anna Scheyett said.

You can learn more about how social workers help people in the armed services by visiting the National Association of Social Workers’ “Help Starts Here” Veterans Affairs Website by clicking here. And to learn more about social work activities in South Carolina vist NASW’s South Carolina Chapter’s Website by clicking here.


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