Developing in-depth knowledge of social and legal systems. Improving understanding of organizational and human behavior. Implementing changes to improve the lives of individuals and communities. It's how our graduates lead the charge to improve social policy and law. Through our dual degree program, students earn a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the SUNY Buffalo Law School and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the UB School of Social Work. The collaborative program reduces the total time and credits compared to completing each degree separately.
Through this course, you will be able to deepen your understanding of perspectives and approaches that can be taken to understand trauma and uphold human rights. Emphasis is placed on facilitating integrative and complex analyses of concepts and skills introduced in the foundation year. The course content offers a survey of diverse ways of conceptualizing, researching, preventing and redressing trauma and human rights violations.