Vision + Mission
To advance social justice, inclusion, and well-being for all.
The mission of the LSU School of Social Work is to advance social science and social wellbeing by engaging in applied and practice-informed research, as well as evidence-informed practice and teaching, with the goal of improving lives and working toward sustainable social justice.
- Student Success | Empower students with the skills needed to become highly competent professionals, with a particular focus on the impact of our work on high-risk, under-resourced and diverse populations across the lifespan.
- Faculty Success | Generate high quality, paradigm-shifting knowledge regarding current social problems and the evidence-informed interventions that address them.
- Social Justice | Improve the wellbeing of diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities through service.
- Success across the Life-span | Promote lifelong learning for professionals to ensure that they are able to address current social problems with evidence-informed solutions.