Wayne State is Michigan’s most diverse public university and Social Work’s diverse student community comprises 45% of our overall school student population
Wayne State Social Work students are placed at over 300 agencies contributing over 300,000 field hours to the community
We provide nearly $300,000 annually in private scholarships to social work students
Our Research Centers organize nearly $16 million in funded research that empowers social change in our home, Detroit, and around the globe

Social Work Research Centers

Research is the bedrock of social work practice, ensuring that individuals, families and communities receive the most effective, innovative, and culturally attuned interventions and treatments that social workers are able to provide. Here at Wayne State we have committed faculty, staff, funding and additional resources to two specialized centers, which impact our profession and the quality of life in our home, Detroit, and around the globe.

Center for Behavioral Health & Justice

Center for Social Work Research

Warriors Supporting Detroit Through COVID-19

With the rapid changes to the way we communicate, work, live and support one another during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are committed to supporting our Detroit community with resources and opportunities to connect with one another. 

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