Upon completion of the social work program, students will:
- Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly.
- Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
- Engage with diverse client systems and recognize the multiple factors which shape client life experiences.
- Advance human rights and social and economic justice while embracing Christian understandings of justice, humility, and unconditional love.
- Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
- Apply a Reformed Christian worldview to knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
- Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
- Respond to societal trends and service delivery contexts that shape social work practice.
- Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.