Your enrollment in the program’s generalist practice emphasis prepares you to become an ethical professional with the knowledge and skills to support social and economic justice as you serve and strengthen individuals, families and communities. The social work program combines classroom experiences designed to lay the foundation for a lifetime of knowledge with field work opportunities for you to apply that knowledge in a real world environment.
The Fontbonne social work program is newly accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and utilizes the most current knowledge, values and skills in social work education and professional practice.
At Fontbonne, our mission is tied closely to answering the call to serve others with compassion and dignity. As part of our program, you will be prepared for career success as well as lifelong learning, a necessary skill for promoting social and economic justice in our communities.
The Center Against Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Center) was created in 2017 by Fontbonne University in response to the need in St. Louis and Missouri to aid in the prevention of human and sex trafficking.
At Fontbonne, you can participate in a number of unique experiences that enable you to put your knowledge to practice in a real-world setting. Following is a sample of the opportunities available to you.
Social Work students work with the Rural Parish Workers, Cadet, Mo. The Building Communities: Rural Outreach Project was created by the social work department and funded by the Fontbonne Community Connection.
The Fontbonne University social work department was a co-sponsor of the National Healthcare Decision-Making Day open house and expressive arts workshop at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, April 18, 2017.