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College of Health Professions and Social Work

Vision, Mission & Goals

 
 

College of Health Professions and Social Work

Vision Statement

The College of Health Professions and Social Work promotes human and community well-being, quality healthcare, and healthy sustainable environments through excellence in education, scholarship, service, and community partnerships.


Mission Statement

The College of Health Professions and Social Work provides students with health and human services professions education grounded in academic excellence, critical thinking, ethical practice, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The College facilitates active learning, emphasizes evidence-based practice, uses multiple delivery systems, develops interdisciplinary relationships, and cooperate with community partners to prepare competent and caring health and human service professionals who recognize, and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diversity.


Goals

The College of Health Professions and Social Work goals are to:

  • Prepare students to assume vital roles in the health professions and human services delivering care in diverse and dynamic interdisciplinary and global environments.
  • Promote professional behaviors including ethical practice, competent, and compassionate care, cultural competence, and effective communication skills.
  • Facilitate critical thinking, evidence-based practice, and a commitment to life-long learning.
  • Support faculty and student participation in scholarly activities.
  • Promote active involvement of faculty and students in providing service to local and global communities.
  • Foster career advancement and engagement in lifelong learning among healthcare personnel in the communities we serve.