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Thinking about majoring in Social Work? Join the Social Work Orientation Meetings
Friday, October 17 from 2-3 pm
Tuesday, November 4 from 3-4:30 pm
Thursday, December 4 from 3:30-4:30 pm
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    Contact Information

    Department of Social Work & Gerontology
    Shippensburg University
    382 Shippen Hall
    1871 Old Main Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1717


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    Dr. Sam Benbow


    Office: 329 Shippen Hall

    Phone: 717-477-1781

    Email: srbenb@ship.edu


    BA-Social Work, Shippensburg University (1989)

    MS-Counseling: College Student Personnel, Shippensburg University (2006)

    D. Ed.-Administration and Leadership, Indiana University of PA (2007)


    SWK102: Social Work in Social Welfare

    SWK150: Human Relations Lab

    SWK265: Understanding Diversity for Social Work Practice

    SWK340: Assessing Organizations and Communities in Society

    SWK389,390,391: Field Work in Social Work

    SWK450: Social Welfare Policy and Services

    SWK501: Principles and Philosophies of Social Work