University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice

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University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice
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Established 1908
Students 477
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Campus Urban, 269 acres (1.1 km²)
Website www.sp2.upenn.edu

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Social Policy and Practice, commonly known as Penn SP2, is a school of social policy and social work in the United States whose vision is "The passionate pursuit of social innovation, impact and justice."[1] Originally named the School of Social Work, the school was founded in 1908 and is a graduate school of the University of Pennsylvania. The school specializes in research, education, and policy development in relation to both social and economic issues.[2][3] The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Social Policy and Practice is currently ranked as one of the leading schools for social policy and social work graduate education.[4][5] The school offers degrees in a variety of subfields of social policy and social work.[6][7]

Notable faculty and staff[edit]

Research centers[edit]

  • Center for High Impact Philanthropy
  • Center for Mental Health & Aging (CMHA)
  • Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research
  • The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence
  • Out-of-School Time Resource Center
  • Program for Religion and Social Policy Research[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About SP2". University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice. 
  2. ^ "SP2 Vision". 
  3. ^ "SP2 School of Social Policy & Practice". Graduate Guide. 
  4. ^ "Graduate School Rankings". US News & World Report. 
  5. ^ "Ranking of U.S. Social Work/Welfare Programs". Social Psychology. 
  6. ^ "SP2 Programs". 
  7. ^ "Peterson’s National Guide University of Pennsylvania SP2". Petersons. 
  8. ^ "SP2 Index". 
  9. ^ "SP2 Centers". 

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Coordinates: 39°57′12″N 75°11′50″W / 39.95323°N 75.19722°W / 39.95323; -75.19722