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Current service-learning classes:

High school and community college students can earn either SSL hours or credit towards graduation. YSocialWork, Inc. courses are mostly offered on weeknights remotely. Some interns will receive supervision mornings online and excepted to work across various social media platforms.

Each class is highly student-centered, experiential, and social work-oriented. Join us as we address real-world problems with an entrepreneurial mindset and social work ethics and values.

Up to 25 Hours

Are you interested in fashion? YSocialWork offers after-school workshops, in partnership with local fashion designers. Students are required to create fashionable designs using YSocialWork apparel. An emphasis is placed on how students assemble, fit and finish the ensemble for everyday wear.

For Selected Schools Only

Each class is highly student-centered, experiential, and social work-oriented. Join us as we address real-world problems with an entrepreneurial mindset and social work ethics and values.

Up to 25 Hours

Are you interested in a career in teaching but want to learn more about social work? Have you completed the High School Experiential Classroom and would like to continue exploring social work competency-based ethics and values across disciplines or international settings?

Up to 25 Hours

Are you interested in honing your media skills through animation? YSocialWork offers project management opportunities for high school students to design motion graphics for YSocialWork’s case scenarios. Students will be able to assemble a portfolio suitable for workforce entry or professional advancement.

Up to 25 Hours

Are you a community college and undergraduate student interested in interning at YSocialWork, Inc.? Apply for consideration for the 2021-2022 Academic School Year

Up to 25 Hours

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At YSocialWork, Inc., we’ll unpack the broad range of competencies to inspire you to undertake a degree in social work. The core values of our approach encompass integrity, dignity, self-worth, social justice, and service. We center on healthy human relationships. 

Our Social Work Learning and Career Development Continuum recognizes and engages high school students in social work field education.

Motivated by social learning theory, students are given classroom examples that provide the basis for how to learn, respond and internalize social norms during adolescence, so they are able to provoke social change during their transition into adulthood.


Strategic partners are critical to the success of our youth and young adults.

YSocialWork, Inc. is drawing an array of high-impact programs that solve important problems in our professional and local communities. We address the human service workforce shortage and youth employment.

YSocialWork, Inc. is at the intersection between educational and human service improvements. We provide the best training and services to meet the needs of diverse students and the global workforce.

This year, we are expanding partnerships with corporations, government, and other nonprofits that share YSocialWork’s commitment to advancing youth and young adults in rewarding social work careers and other entrepreneurial endeavors.


Changing the narrative of social work among youth and young adults.

Far too many young people are struggling with their mental health yet desire social change. YSocialWork, Inc . can play a major role in supporting youth mental health, while they continue to create a legacy where young people can the world


Upcoming Events

Competency 1

Demonstrate Ethical /Professional Behaviors

Lea Dougherty and Vanessa Banks

  • Oct. 12, 2021, 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Feb. 15, 2022, 5:30- 7:00 PM

Competency 2

Demonstrate Diversity and Differences

Gary Jones and Jessica Brown

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Feb. 22, 2022, 5:30-7:00 PM

Competency 3

Advance Social Justice

Kathryn Krase and Corey Shdaimah

  • Oct. 26, 2021, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Mar. 1, 2022, 5:30-7:00 PM

Competency 5

Engage in Policy Practice

Stephen Liggett-Creel and Deborah Woolford

  • Nov. 2, 2021, 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Mar. 8, 2022, 5:30-7:00 PM

*All classes are held during EST except the Design Classroom at the University of Texas El Paso.


YSocialWork, Inc. sets out to become an international catalyst for social change in human services and in society.  

Get in Touch

Reach out so we can work together to help increase the number of youth and young adults in social work.

Fall 2021 Hours

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
8:00 am – 5:00 pm