This website contains information for MSW students who started their program prior to February 2017.
The Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services is pleased to announce it has updated the social work residency component of the program.
The current social work residency will soon be titled Social Work Skills Lab and the first offering of the Social Work Skills Lab will take place in June 2017.
The MSW program is asking students who started their program prior to February 2017 to complete a survey about which model you will pursue. Watch your email for a link to complete this survey.
Please review the information contained on this site carefully to understand the new Social Work Skills Lab model as it compares to the current residency model so you may make an informed decision about which model is best for you.
Walden is very excited about this new opportunity to help you make progress in your MSW program and enhance your preparation for the field of social work. We will work with you to assist your decision-making process and support your transition to the new Social Work Skills Lab format if you so choose.
The Social Work Skills Lab is a 1-credit, 6-week hybrid class that includes a 4-day, face-to-face residential component similar to the current residency model.
The new Social Work Skills Lab model has a lot of strengths, which include:
Reduced Cost Barriers
Reduced Travel Concerns