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
    Enhance your direct practice and leadership skills in gerontology through the Hartford Partnership Program in Aging Education (HPPAE).
  • 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 or military family members to receive education and training to better serve this population.