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Center for Social Work Education

The Center for Social Work Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs to develop social workers whose influences are known throughout the field and community. Our programs provide the academic preparation and hands-on experiences needed to develop critical thinking and professional skills necessary to affect positive change in the lives of disadvantaged populations and communities. Our graduate programs (MSW and PhD) have been designed to meet the educational and lifestyle needs of students seeking an advanced degree in social work.

Contact:

Director

Chemical Engineering Department

The Chemical Engineering Department prepares students to make valuable contributions in the improvement of life in the broadest sense--energy, biomaterials, and environmental protection, as well as chemical and biochemical processing and production technology. Faculty and students collaborate with industry on cutting-edge research in new approaches to pharmaceutical development, microporous adsorption materials, and computer simulation of chemical processes.

Contact:

Chair of Chemical Engineering Department

Chemistry Department

The Chemistry Department prepares students for graduate school, professional school, and a variety of careers in industry. Our focus on green chemistry prepares students to address real-world problems relating to sustainability. Research is a core component of our program, providing hands-on experience and developing leadership skills that help our graduates succeed whatever their career goals.

Contact:

Chair of Chemistry Department

Chester Community Clinic

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thurs, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Chester Community Clinic’s mission is to simultaneously improve healthcare access to rehabilitation by providing pro bono services to the underserved and underinsured populations in the surrounding community while educating a new generation of therapists in the areas of competency, character, citizenship, and social responsibility.

Chester Community Clinic

Contact:

Pro Bono Services Coordinator

Child Therapy Clinic

The Widener Child Therapy Center is a community-based training clinic that specializes in the treatment of mental health problems in childhood and adolescence, with a particular specialty in the implementation of evidence-based services to underserved populations.

Child Therapy Clinic

Contact:

Co-Director

Civic Engagement Office

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Office of Civic Engagement fosters co-curricular opportunities to educate, empower, and equip Widener students as they become personally and socially responsible leaders, and it continually builds collaborative campus and community partnerships to further the university’s civic mission.

Civil Engineering Department

The Civil Engineering Department offers students educational training for diverse opportunities in areas related to natural environment and man-made infrastructure. This includes transportation systems; water resources; environmental design/cleanup; buildings, bridges, dams; and construction of all types. Students are exposed to problem solving and field-based projects, and learn in well-equipped laboratories and computer facilities.

Contact:

Chair of Civil Engineering Department

Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults (CSVA)

CSVA provides free therapeutic services to adults who are considered to be vulnerable; people with intellectual disability, people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as members of their circle of support: family members, caregivers, and friends, to expand the circle of emotionally healthy supporters in a person's life.

Social Work Counseling Services

Contact:

Director

College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Office

The College of Arts and Sciences provides general education for all undergraduate students and two dozen major courses of study for those interested in the liberal arts and sciences. The College also offers several accelerated undergraduate/graduate pathways and houses master's programs in criminal justice and public administration, as well as several graduate certificate programs.

Communications Office

The Widener University communications team is available to help reporters and editors find the right faculty expert for breaking news, provide information about Widener University programs and initiatives, and serve as a resource for news and feature stories.

Community Nursing Clinic

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thurs, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Widener Community Nursing Clinic provides physical assessments, episodic and chronic medical care, and referrals to support groups, along with essential education programs to the city of Chester.

More About Clinic

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Director

Community Outreach, Resources, and Engagement (CORE)

CORE provides assessment and capacity-building support for community agencies. Their mission is to partner with under-resourced social service organizations in local communities to enhance their capacity for service provision and to increase their sustainability through faculty-student engagement.

Social Work Counseling Services

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Director

Compliance & Risk Management

Student safety is a high priority at Widener University. Compliance and risk management works hard to ensure that everything runs smoothly internally as well as externally at Widener to make the university the best it can possibly be.

Controller

The Controller's Office is responsible for administering the financial policies and procedures of the university. The Office is responsible for preparation of the University's financial statements, as well as compliance in financial, grant, and tax and federal, state, and local government reporting. The Controller serves as a resource to the university community for a variety of financial and accounting services.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The purpose of the Counseling Center is to provide Widener University students access to counseling, psychotherapy, education, assessment, and psychiatric services. We support the quality of campus life via collaboration and consultation with academic, residential, and service programs of the university.

Counseling Center

Contact:

Staff Psychologist

Criminal Justice Department

The Criminal Justice Department helps prepare students in one of several criminal justice fields.

Contact:

Chair of Criminal Justice Department

Criminal Justice Graduate Program

The master of arts in criminal justice (MCJ) program is designed to prepare individuals for successful careers in leadership, management, and research in the criminal justice professions. The program will equip professionals with the intellectual capital needed to propose meaningful solutions to criminal justice issues of contemporary society.

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Director