Events Calendar

Welcome to the Social Work Program!

"Only A Life Lived for Others Is A Life Worth Living"

                         ~ Albert Einstein

         Utah State University's Social Work Program offers both baccalaureate (BA/BS) and the master's degree (MSW) in social work. Both the undergraduate and MSW programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and meet requirements established by the State of Utah for licensure of social service workers.
         The Social Work program prepares graduates as professionals in generalist practice and equips them with skills necessary for leadership roles within the Social Work profession. The graduates are committed to enhancing the quality of life in Utah, the nation, and the world, through service learning, leadership development, research and extension. The program is reflective of the fundamental need to adjust social institutions to the democratic and egalitarian ideals of both the University and the Social Work profession.
         The Social Work program at USU recognizes the historic importance of social welfare in re-balancing the country's economic and social structure. The program is committed to the resolution of contemporary human social problems, such as poverty, racism, discrimination, and economic injustice. The program seeks to instill in its graduates a deep commitment to the profession's traditional concerns with social justice and social welfare.

For more information, please visit:

Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology

Regional Campuses & Distance Education

Intermountain Mental Health Court (MHC) Conference

"Let all those who do justice and love mercy say amen."

[Reverend Joseph Lowery, from the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration, January 20, 2009]

Events Calendar

Social Work Program

Old Main 239
Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology (SSWA)
0730 Old Main Hill,
Utah State University,
Logan, UT 84322-0730
Office: 435-797-1230
Fax: 435-797-1240


  • Logan Advising Center

Reid Furniss (Undergraduate Gen. Ed. Advisor)
Taggart Student Center (TSC) 302, Logan Campus

  • Logan Undergraduate Peer Advisor

Shiree Ryan
(Undergraduate (BSW Program) Peer Advisor)
OM 239-B, Logan Campus
fall 2014 hours:

Mondays (9:45 AM - 12 N), Tuesdays (10:30 AM - 1:00 PM; 3:00 - 4:00 PM), Thursdays (10:30 - 1:00 PM; 3:00 - 4:00 PM), Fridays (9:45 AM - 12 N)

  • Brigham City Faculty Advisor

Prof. Carl J. Sorenson, MSW, LCSW
(Undergraduate (BSW) Program)
Brigham City Faculty Center, 113

  • Tooele Campus Faculty Advisors

Prof. Sean Camp, MSW, LCSW
Tooele Main Campus, 179
435-882-6611 x 3179

Raini Heap, MSW, LCSW
(Undergraduate (BSW) Program)

  • USU Eastern-Price Faculty Advisor

Prof. Jan Thornton, MSW, LCSW
(Undergraduate (BSW) Program)
WIB 239
fall 2014 hours:
MWF 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM or by appointment; TR 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM or by appointment

  • USU Moab/Blanding Faculty Advisor

Prof. Jenifer Evers, MSW, LCSW
(Undergraduate (BSW) Program)
USU Moab Center, 107
fall 2014 hours: Mondays & Tuesdays (5:30 PM - 7 PM)

  • Graduate (MSW) Program Advisors

Dr. Derrik Tollefson, MSW, PH.D., LCSW
Vernal campus, BEERC 117

Hours: By appointment

Karen Flessner, MSW
OM 239, Logan campus
Hours: By appointment