Social work

Degrees:
  • Bachillerato en Artes en Trabajo Social

Program description

The Sagrado Social Work Program is anchored in the firm conviction that the achievement of a fair, democratic and participatory society requires the innovative management of social workers committed to solidarity and respect for all human beings, the fulfillment of human rights, the elimination of poverty and entrepreneurship towards the creation of the necessary political-economic conditions for access to the best possible quality of life for all people.

Mission

Promote the preparation of Social Work professionals who conduct themselves as informed and inquisitive citizens, innovating for the development of social policies, being defenders of human rights and showing commitment to the values of Social Work, by undertaking together with populations and communities in social and economic disadvantage, to contribute to the transformation of the Puerto Rican social reality, within a global context.

Goals

  • Prepare innovative and strategic professionals, possessors of knowledge, skills and values of the Social Work profession with an emphasis on integrity, social justice, respect for human dignity and diversity, human rights and the importance of relationships social
  • Prepare innovative and strategic professionals, possessors of knowledge, skills and values of the Social Work profession with an emphasis on integrity, social justice, respect for human dignity and diversity, human rights and the importance of relationships social
  • Promote the scientific curiosity of the students to obtain, develop and use new knowledge, in the contemporary and future practice of social work in Puerto Rican society within the global context
  • Foster insight into class, political, economic, social, and gender inequalities necessary for a full understanding of human behavior in the social environment
  • Develop students’ social awareness, their understanding of the role of agent of change and the necessary leadership in the creation, entrepreneurship and development of fair and equitable social service delivery systems
  • Train professionals with the commitment to become agents of social change, under the scrutiny of ethics and standards of professional practice and the practical wisdom of faculty members
  • Initiate the competent, innovative, introspective, contemporary and critical practice of students with diverse vulnerable populations, historically oppressed, marginalized and excluded in Puerto Rico, within a global context
  • Stimulate the professional commitment of students towards improving social conditions, defending human rights and increasing the quality of life of individuals, families, groups and communities in Puerto Rico

Assessment Outcomes

Course Sequence

Year 1
TSO 210-The Social Work Profession: Debates and Dilemmas
year 2
TSO 305-Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1
TSO 317- Social Welfare System and Social Policy
TSO 306-Human Behavior and the Social Environment 2
Year 3
TSO 312-Social Work with Groups, Communities, and Organizations
TSO 315-Method in Social Work 1
TSO 320- Social Work Method 2
Year 4
TSO 400- Practice in Social Work 1
TSO 403- Practice in Social Work 2

Work or life experiences will not be validated for credits or social work courses.

Minor Concentration on Human Diversity

We offer a minor concentration on Human Diversity and Oppression. You can find more information at the following link: https://www.sagrado.edu/diversidad-humana-y-opresion/

Faculty

Amelisse de Jesus Davila, Ph.D.

Coordinator of the Social Work Program, Associate Professor of Social Work
SEE MORE

Jelitza Soto Roman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Work
SEE MORE

Program Contact:

Dr. Amelisse De Jesus Davila
Social Work Program Coordinator
amelissey.dejesus@sagrado.edu
728-1515 EXT. 2318

Initiatives and contributions from our faculty and students:

The faculty and students of the Program, together with the Association of Social Work Students of Sagrado , remain very active in education and the promotion of human rights. Click the links and find out:

The Program is affiliated with :

maletin

Job Opportunities

  • Orientador
  • Investigador
  • Administrador de programas sociales
  • Facilitador en organizaciones comunitarias
  • Trabajador social

tel

department contact

Dra. Kiebelle Gonzalez Santiago

Decana de la Escuela de Salud y Ciencias
kiebelle.gonzalez@sagrado.edu
787-728-1515 ext. 5232
Scroll to Top