Keywords Tools and Guides, Training and Supervision, US- based
This handbook provides current and prospective Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH) program administrators and educators with useful information on how to build and strengthen these valuable dual-degree programs. It is part of a larger effort to advance leadership in public health social work education, the Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS) project, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The handbook is designed to help schools with their efforts to establish, promote, improve, and evaluate MSW/MPH programs. It includes an overview of the history, current strengths, and existing challenges associated with MSW/MPH program education, as well as practical resources such as program guidelines, an advising guide, an integrative seminar syllabus, and examples of alumni profiles.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number G05HP31425, Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education Grant Program, in the amount of $300,000 awarded to Trustees of Boston University. No percentage of this project was financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.