Placements with an Enhanced Curricular Focus

Placements with an enhanced curricular focus generally include classroom seminars or networking sessions. Some may also provide stipends or awards.  A selection of these opportunities is highlighted below.

  • Behavioral Health Workforce and Education Training Fellowship (BHWET)
    This initiative aims to increase the capacity of social work and other professions to provide team-based and integrated addictions and behavioral health services to underserved populations in Western New York primary care settings.
  • Child Welfare Leaders Initiative
    A unique opportunity exists for MSW students interested in child welfare. The Child Welfare Leaders Initiative is a certificate program for students interested in gaining skills in many components of child welfare.
  • Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education
    The Hartford Partnership Program in Aging Education (HPPAE) is a unique opportunity for students to enhance their direct practice and leadership skills in gerontology.
  • Joining Forces-UB: Veteran and Military Family Focus
    The Veteran and Military Family (VMF) curriculum Focus provides an opportunity for UB social work students interested in working with veterans and/or military family members to receive education and training to better serve this population. The VMF Focus is part of Joining Forces–UB.