The literature on client violence against social workers calls for social work education programs to teach students how to protect themselves and minimize the risk of verbal and physical harm. Although the social work literature cites examples of content that should be taught, there is little information on whether safety education is covered in academic programs and, if so, what exactly is taught. This study focused on nineteen baccalaureate programs and determined the extent to which they teach safety education. The study also identified the minimum safety education content that should be taught in baccalaureate social work programs.

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