Department Chairperson: Dr. Emily Douglas
The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University offers undergraduate and graduate academic programs that specialize in service and advocacy to children, youth, and families. The department’s distinguished faculty include professionals from the disciplines that define public child welfare including social work, psychology, and law. Through a multidisciplinary lens, our academic programs provide students a unique educational perspective with which to navigate the intricacies of the public child welfare system and beyond. Our unique focus, faculty, and interdisciplinary curriculum provides students an unrivaled opportunity to prepare for work in helping professions serving children and families.