This application is for the Veterinary Social Work Postgraduate Certificate Program
and AlignCare keystone project. To complete this application, you will need your resume, a letter of intent, name and contact information for three references, and your transcript. If you need to have your transcripts sent directly from your university, you can have them sent to:
UT College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences
2407 River Drive, A205
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543
Letter of Intent:
This should include answers to the following questions: How did your interest in veterinary social work evolve? What has led you here to the point of applying to the Veterinary Social Work Certificate? What do you hope to gain from completing the Veterinary Social Work Certificate Program? How did you come to hear about the UT VSWCP? This should be completed in 750 words or less.
You will be able to save your progress and return to this application.
What is AlignCareTM?
AlignCareTM is a service of the Program for Pet Health Equity in the UT College of Social Work. Funded by a $2.8 million Maddie’s Fund Grant, AlignCareTM is a three-year project that will provide community-based financial support to families in need of effective pet care. Families' selected for the program can receive basic care from enrolled veterinary providers. Through social services, public health programs, and nonprofits, pet owners will be screened to identify those who need priority support because of the mental and emotional health aspects of the relationships they share with their pets and their economic need.