College of Human Development

Social Work
BYUH Box #1923, 55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, HI 96762, USA
808-675-4968, 808-675-3828, (fax) 808-675-3891, victoria.reid@byuh.edu


Mission Statement
Brigham Young University Hawaii Social Work Department supports the overall mission of the University and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by preparing culturally competent, effective, and ethical social work professionals committed to providing services to the poor and oppressed and promoting social justice; provides opportunities for students to take leadership roles in supporting and promoting the social work profession Internationally; and facilitates peace within individuals, families, communities, and nations.
Outcomes
  1. Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  2. Understand the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practice accordingly.
  3. Practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients’ age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
  4. Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice.
  5. Understand and interpret the history of the social work profession and its contemporary structures and issues.
  6. Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes.
  7. Use theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to understand individual development and behavior across the life span and the interactions among individuals and between individuals and families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  8. Analyze, formulate, and influence social policies.
  9. Evaluate research studies, apply research findings to practice, and evaluate their own practice interventions.
  10. Use communication skills differentially across client populations, colleagues, and communities.
  11. Use supervision and consultation appropriate to social work practice.
  12. Function within the structure of organizations and service delivery systems and seek necessary organizational change.
  13. Understand the profession of social work in Asia and the Pacific within the global context.
Matrices
Order Description Content Links Files
1 OUTCOMES MATRIX-Social Work.pdf --- --- OUTCOMES MATRIX-Social Work.pdf
Syllabi
Order Description Content Links Files
1 SOCW 357, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 357, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
2 SOCW 359, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 359, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
3 SOCW 366, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 366, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
4 SOCW 112, Winter 2014, Laraine McDonell --- --- SOCW 112, Winter 2014, Laraine McDonell.pdf
5 SOCW 160, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 160, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell.pdf
6 SOCW 357, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 357, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
7 SOCW 359, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 359, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
8 SOCW 362, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite --- --- SOCW 362, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite.pdf
9 SOCW 364, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 364, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell.pdf
10 SOCW 368, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz --- --- SOCW 368, Winter 2014, Christian D. Kunz.pdf
11 SOCW 462, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite --- --- SOCW 462, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite.pdf
12 SOCW 463, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 463, Winter 2014, Martin McDonell.pdf
13 SOCW 467, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i --- --- SOCW 467, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i.pdf
14 SOCW 468, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite --- --- SOCW 468, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite.pdf
15 SOCW 469, Winter 2014, Kerry Moea'i --- --- SOCW 469, Winter 2014, Kerry Moea'i.pdf
16 SOCW 470, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite --- --- SOCW 470, Winter 2014, Andre Hippolite.pdf
17 SOCW 486, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i --- --- SOCW 486, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i.pdf
18 SOCW 491 I, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i --- --- SOCW 491 I, Winter 2014, Kenneth E. Galea'i.pdf
19 SOCW 112 Winter 2012 Laraine McDonell --- --- SOC 112 - Social Problems
20 SOCW 160 Winter 2012 Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 160 - Intro
21 SOCW 357 Winter 2012 Laraine McDonell --- --- SOCW 357 - HSBE I
22 SOCW 359 Winter 2012 Keola Pīʻena, MSW --- --- SOCW 359 - HSBE II
23 SOCW 362 Winter 2012 John Reeves --- --- SOCW 362 - Individual Practice
24 SOCW 364 Winter 2012 Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 364 - Group
25 SOCW 366 Winter 2012 Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 366 - Policy
26 SOCW 368 Fall 2011 Dr. Sharlene Furuto --- --- Fall 2011 - SOCW 368 Welfare in Asia & Pacific
27 SOCW 461 Fall 2011 Dr. Sharlene Furuto --- --- Fall 2011 - SOCW 461 Welfare with Asians/Pacific Islanders
28 SOCW 462 Winter 2012 Martin McDonell --- --- SOCW 462 - Macro
29 SOCW 463 Winter 2012 Dr. Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- SOCW 463 - Child Welfare
30 SOCW 464 Winter 2012 Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- SOCW 464 - Populations
31 SOCW 467 Winter 2012 Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- SOCW 467 - NGO
32 SOCW 468 Winter 2012 Andre Hippolite --- --- SOCW 468 - Mental Health
33 SOCW 469 First Term 2011 Lariaire McDonell --- --- First Term 2011 - SOCW 469 Aging
34 SOCW 470 Winter 2012 John Reeves --- --- SOCW 470 - Substance Abuse
35 SOCW 487 Winter 2012 Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- SOCW 487 - Stats
36 SOCW 160 Winter 2011 Martin McDonell --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 160 Intro
37 SOCW 357 Winter 2011 Martin McDonell --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 357 HSBE I
38 SOCW 359 Winter 2011 Martin McDonell --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 359 HSBE II
39 SOCW 362 Winter 2011 John Reeves --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 362 Individual Practice
40 SOCW 462 Winter 2011 Dr. Sharlene Furuto --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 462 Macro
41 SOCW 463 Winter 2011 Dr. Sharlene Furuto --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 463 Child Welfare
42 SOCW 464 Fall 2011 Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- Fall 2011 - SOCW 464 Populations
43 SOCW 467 Winter 2011 Kenneth E. Galea’i, Ph.D. --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 467 NGO
44 SOCW 468 Winter 2011 Dr. Kenneth E. Galea’ --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 468 Mental Health
45 SOCW 470 Winter 2011 John Reeves --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 470 Substance Abuse
46 SOCW 487 Winter 2011 Kenneth E. Galea’i --- --- Winter 2011 - SOCW 487 Stats
Multi-Year Assessment Plans
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Multi-Year Assessment Plan-Social Work --- --- Multi-Year Assessment Plan-Social Work
Annual Assessment Plans
Academic Year Links Files
2019 - 2020 --- ---
2018 - 2019 --- ---
2017 - 2018 --- ---
2016 - 2017 --- ---
2015 - 2016 --- ---
2014 - 2015 --- ---
2013 - 2014 --- ---
2012 - 2013 --- ---
2011 - 2012 --- SOWK DEPT outcomes
2010 - 2011 --- SOWK DEPT outcomes
2009 - 2010 --- ---
2008 - 2009 --- ---
2007 - 2008 --- SW department outcomes for university assessment 2007-2008.doc
2006 - 2007 --- SW department outcomes for university assessment 2006-2007.doc
2005 - 2006 --- SW department outcomes for university assessment 2005-2006 _updated_.pdf
2004 - 2005 --- SOWK Dept. Assessment Plan 04-05final.pdf
2003 - 2004 --- SOWK Dept. Assessment Plan 03-04final.pdf
2002 - 2003 --- SOWK Dept. Assessment Plan 02-03-results.pdf
2001 - 2002 --- SOWK Dept. Assessment Plan 01-02.pdf
2000 - 2001 --- ---
Program Reviews
Self-Study Reports
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2007 Social Work Self Study Volume I (08-27-2007) --- --- Self-Study Volume I 8-27-07.doc
2007 Social Work Self Study Volume 2 (08-28-2007) --- --- VOLUME II 8-28-07.doc
2007 Social Work Self Study Volume 3 --- --- Volume III Self Study.pdf
2007 2007 Social Work Student Handbook --- --- Student Handbook 101807.doc

Visit Schedules
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2007SOCW 2007 PR --- --- ---

Visit Team Members
  • Frumkin, Michael (Dean, School of Social Work, Eastern Washington University)
  • Sandau-Beckler, Patricia (Faculty Member, School of Social Work, New Mexico State University)

Visit Team Documents
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2007 CSWE Notification of Site Review (2007) --- --- Letter_from_Director_of_Council_on_Social_Work_Education.pdf
2007 2007 CSWE Site Visit Team Brief --- --- BRIEF brigham young u (HI).F08 coa, reaf bacc, frumkin.doc
2007 2008 CSWE Reaffirmation Letter --- --- brigham young u (HI).F08 reaf bacc-pr.doc

Dean's Responses
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2007 Dean's Response to Social Work Accreditation Visit --- --- Dean.doc

Quality Improvement Plans
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2007 2007 Social Work Department Response to Site Visit Team Brief --- --- Dr. Judith Bremner 102607 Response to Brief.pdf
2007 2007 Social Work Department Response Enclosures to Site Visit Team Brief --- --- Response Enclosures 102607.pdf

Department Reports
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Accreditation Standard 8 (for Self-study 2007) --- --- Accreditation Standard 8 updated 51207.pdf
2 Department's report to the Assessment Committee, updated 6 April 2010 --- --- Department's report 6 April, 2010
Reflective Essays

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Employees
Order Name Profile
1 - Chair (Department)
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3 - Faculty
Sample Work
Order Description Links Files
1 SOCW 362 - 2007 Field Trip to Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center --- Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center.pdf
2 SOCW 160 - Student Poster Presentations (Fall 2007) --- SOCW 160-posters.pdf
3 SOCW 366 Policy Analysis Paper - Student 1 --- Agency Policy-public.pdf
4 SOCW 366 Policy Analysis Paper - Student 2 --- sw366.policy.anl.paper-public.pdf
5 SOCW 366 Policy Analysis Paper - Student 3 --- SW 366 Imagery Paper model-public.pdf
6 SOCW 463 Response Paper - Student 1 --- SOCW 463 Response Paper 1.pdf
7 SOCW 463 Response Paper - Student 2 --- SOCW 463 Response Paper 2.pdf
8 SOCW 463 Response Paper - Student 3 --- SOCW 463 Response Paper 3.pdf
9 SOCW 486 Literature Review - Student 1 --- Literature Review 1.pdf
10 SOCW 486 Literature Review - Student 2 --- Literature Review 2.pdf
11 SOCW 486 Literature Review - Student 3 --- Literature Review 3.pdf