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Congratulations on your acceptance into the Master of Social Work (MSW) Program within the College of Health and Human Services.  This is an exciting time as you begin to advance your role and responsibilities in providing care to all people in a variety of settings.    Guided by the NASW Code of Ethics, our faculty and staff are passionate about social work, advancing social justice, community engagement and advocacy, your learning experience in the program, and your success in the field post-graduation. Our faculty areas of research and clinical expertise include trauma, interpersonal violence, food insecurity, aging and mental health, gerontology, international social work, direct practice, policy, research, team-based pedagogy, clinical diagnoses, forensic social work, and more!  We are honored and look forward to working with you. 

Your time in the MSW program will be challenging yet extremely rewarding.   You will find the curriculum to be accelerated, engaging and will well prepare you to provide leadership in a multitude of all healthcare settings. Faculty and I look forward to meeting you.  Welcome to the NKU Norse family!

Dr. Katherina Terhune
Associate Professor
MSW Program Director, School of Social Work

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