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Changing Lives

The College of Health & Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) works together to better the quality of life through health services, psychology and social work.

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<p>Dr. Sheridan Kingsberry (center), Delaware&#039;s 2018 Social Worker of the Year, poses with Michael Francum (l), executive director of the Delaware Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and Shannon Fisch, the president of the NASW-DE Board of Directors.</p>
Dr. Kingsberry named Social Worker of the Year

Dr. Sheridan Quarless Kingsberry has been named by the state chapter of the National Association of Social Workers as the 2018 Delaware Social Worker of the Year.

<p>From left are Dr. Dyremple Marsh, Dr. Francine Edwards and Dr. Marshá Horton.</p>
New College Structure and Deans Announced

Colleges will be formally established July 1

<p>The 4.0 academic performance of (l-r) Edgar Ortiz and Kirk Prange was the first time two Aviation majors have completed their undergraduate journey with a perfect GPA.</p>
Seven seniors graduate with 4.0 at 2018 May Commencement

Number of 4.0 students is a record

<p>Two DSU students play with two puppies as a relaxing way to reduce stress.</p>
Students enjoy Dog Therapy Day

Dog Therapy Day reduces student stress

December Commencement

133rd DSU Commencement 


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Projected Growth in Health Care Jobs by 2024
Only CSWE Accredited Programs in Delaware

Departments & Majors

The College of Health & Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) is home to four academic departments offering five bachelor’s and a master’s degree program. Students are prepared as capable and productive leaders within the disciplines of social work, psychology and health-related professions.

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Research & Capabilities

CHBS research involves projects that address issues in professional fields relating to social work, psychology and health-related sciences.

Community Health Initiatives

Community Health Initiatives

These programs target behaviors including physical activity, smoking and nutrition through a community-based approach to positive health change.

Social Demography

Social Demography

Social science researchers at Delaware State University are employing social demographic data and methods to describe, explain and predict social phenomena and the effects of social and cultural forces on population distribution.

Social Work and Our Community

These programs take a new approach to social topics such as family, community, culture and financial health.