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Center for Lifelong Learning and Outreach Education

The Center for Life-long Learning and Outreach Education provides research-based professional development opportunities for social workers and social service providers throughout Colorado.

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Human-Animal Bond in Colorado

The love of a companion animal is uncomplicated and unconditional, naturally received and returned by people of all ages. It is in this spirit that Human-Animal Bond in Colorado was founded. Established in 1993 at Colorado State University’s College of Health and Human Sciences – School of Social Work, HABIC is a program that effectively uses the powerful human-animal bond in therapeutic settings.

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Social Work Research Center

The mission of the Social Work Research Center is to create university-community partnerships that bridge the gap between research and practice in social work. Specifically, SWRC conducts applied research in areas such as child maltreatment prevention, child well-being, and youth at-risk.

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