The MMI Social Work department provides training opportunities for graduate students interested in developing applied skills for social work service delivery in a variety of settings, an expectation for managed-care social work, as well as service delivery in private practice or group practice settings, and social work administration. The training opportunities include community-based public health social work services, social work services administration, applied behavioral health services, and federal grant funding and administration. Training for the diverse delivery of social work service is based on the premise of family-centered, behaviorally-oriented, and strength-based philosophy of empowering families and clients. The Social Work department provides practicum training for graduate level social work students in a variety of training arrangements, which includes LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities). The department maintains academic responsibilities in conjunction with other academic institutions in the state of Nebraska.
The Social Work department also provides training in all aspects of grant administration. The department has a proven history of grant writing and administration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities. The department faculty and staff currently serve as consultants for training in all aspects of early childhood development as part of a grant funded from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.
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