Social Work in Dingle
Great Blasket Island

Program Overview

Social work is a profession committed to working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and the community to maximize well-being and to help resolve, minimize, or prevent problems in living. Social Workers practice in a variety of settings such as, schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, substance abuse and rehabilitation agencies, juvenile and adult probation, and many other public and private agencies.  This unique semester abroad opportunity in Dingle, Ireland, will expose students intent on majoring in Social Work to issues surrounding social justice through a comparative, global lens with examination of the the Irish system of social programs.