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Updated 23 hours ago

Career transition from social work field - 383 Replies

[QUOTE who="xboxer in"]I don't get it. Are you saying that you don't want to work for $100 an hour? Do you realize...


Updated 1 day ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 822 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dtlforever in Cincinnati, Ohio"]I just failed the Ohio Exam for the 5th time, I am ready to give up I have studied every book, study...

Lauren Nel

Updated 2 days ago

Is Medical Social Work Worth It? - 1 Reply

Becoming a medical social worker is more than just hospitals. not all hospitals require an lcsw. Where are you receiving your sources? Federal...

Lauren Nel

Updated 2 days ago

Social Work Jobs (Work from home-Only) - 1 Reply

no maam unless you start your own non profit, not sure how you will be able to do this effectively


Updated 12 days ago

Should I continue with graduate school to get my MSW? - 7 Replies

First of all you can find many nursing home jobs but they hire only 2 Social worker to run 280 beds and one must be the Director of Social Services...


Relocation Advice?

Hey guys. I'll be graduating soon with my Masters in SW and was wondering if anyone has successful relocation stories post-graduation? Did you wait...


Updated 17 days ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 138 Replies

Hey all! I am about to graduate with a bachelor's degree in social work. I am 23 years old and have been highly considering living/working abroad for...

Nurse Rachet

Updated 20 days ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 8 Replies

I'm 55. The most I've made is 62,000. That was last year working for a hospice. That includes some overtime. Salary was 57,000. Hospice is in the...


Updated 22 days ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 702 Replies

Has list 2333 started yet?

Chrissie Mooney

Updated 24 days ago

Hospice Social Worker - 8 Replies

Thank you so much! You are wonderful. I am excited about this very different but very "me" choice, and hope it brings me the happiness and sense of...


Updated 26 days ago

Jobs in the field with only a BSW - 6 Replies

Couldn't agree with you more. Thinking RN or some other medical degree. BSW is a dead end, low paying and not recognized in many states. Why spend...


Nitin is very good

I can't even believe how good Nitin is, what do you guys think?


Updated 1 month ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 398 Replies

[QUOTE who="AB in Stockton, California"]I am so frustrated with California right now. I have been here for two months, and have gotten exactly two...


Updated 1 month ago

Social Work in South Africa - 596 Replies

[QUOTE who="bienkie in Rochester, United Kingdom"]Hi I would rather try and add to your SW degree than to start again in a new career/profession. ...


Updated 1 month ago

How am I suppose to get supervision hours for my LCSW (husband is military and I want a VA job) - 12 Replies

how can get a job to work for my 3, 000 hours for licence sw ct

Change Fields

Updated 1 month ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 9 Replies

I'm also changing fields and writing a blog about the experience. You may find it useful:


Updated 1 month ago

MA in Human Services - 1 Reply

What is "human services"? Where is all of the money coming from to pay these individuals who work in these professions? Most people cannot even...


Updated 1 month ago

How to train as a social worker - 38 Replies

[QUOTE who="1andonlyBeppy in Poughkeepsie, New York"]I have an MSW and it was a tough degree to get considering I worked full time and have a family....


Updated 1 month ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 12 Replies

Thanks for your comment.. I have a BA in psychology and pursing a MA in human services can I still apply to become a social worker?


Updated 1 month ago

Finding a social work job doing clinical work - 1 Reply

Hi Have you been able to find anywork yet?


Updated 1 month ago

Finish up social work MSW or switch to Respiratory Therapy? - 4 Replies

How are the jobs for respiratory therapy?


Updated 1 month ago

Social Work vs Marriage and Family Therapy vs Occupational Therapy? - 1 Reply

This could have been my post exactly, only instead of working as a librarian I was a teacher. I sincerely hope you receive some replies because...


Updated 2 months ago

Leaving the field - 560 Replies

$62 an hour is still pretty good and even if your overhead is a third of that, you're still doing well. I noticed when I went through a family...

Jury 14

Updated 2 months ago

So scared about finding a decent job after graduation - 1 Reply

A Masters? Well, good luck to you. Your best bet is to try NJ (I hear it's better there). Or you may have to move south!


Child Protective Specialist List 4317

Hello, I received a letter in the mail saying that I am number 75 on Child Protective Specialist List 4317. I took this test in June 2014 I...

MSW Student Intern

Student Internahip in the Houston Metropolitan Area

I am a full-time case manager for an agency that provides residential services to individuals with developmental disabilities. I am also currently in...


Updated 4 months ago

becoming a social worker in ny - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="kaitlyn in West Babylon, New York"]I want to become a Social worker. But I am having trouble with my next steps. I currently have an...


Updated 4 months ago

International Social Work suggestions? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Claire in Birmingham, United Kingdom"]Hi Matt, I noticed you posted on here over a year ago. I am also interested in doing international...


Updated 4 months ago

Best steps to get a state job? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Myleswally in Hartford, Connecticut"]Hi all, My name is Myles and have probably one of the biggest mysterious questions that answer,...


Updated 5 months ago

Contract position doing home studies for adoption agency? - 1 Reply

Hi, did you end up taking this position? I'm interested in finding something like this near me but haven't come across any open positions. Interested...


thinking of working in England and wondering if my LMSW will transfer

Hi all, I am originally from England but grew up in the US. I have a LMSW over here and I am planning on moving back to England, Merseyside area in...


Any canadian social workers working in Massachusetts???

I would love to hear your experience!! Planning to make the move and having a hard time finding a job!


Where can I find courses for e-therapy?

Does anyone know where I can find CEU courses related to e-therapy? I am interested in exploring the tele-mental health field as a possible...


Updated 5 months ago

Prospective Social Worker - 1 Reply

It's going to depend on the licensing laws in your state. However, you will most likely require a BSW degree in order to be licensed at the...


Updated 7 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 7 Replies

Hi, I just graduated with my Master's in social work back in May and shortly after relocated with my husband to San Francisco from Memphis. I have...

Deb Thompson

Updated 7 months ago

Moving to the US from the UK... - 1 Reply

I am sorry that I don't have an answer to your question but wanted to say I wish I could just swap places with you! I am an American social worker...


Updated 7 months ago

LBSW Exam - 3 Replies

looking for social work job in WELLNESS/. LMSW Any leads? I would really appreciate it.

On the MSW boat in Studio City, California

Updated 8 months ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 236 Replies

Hi everyone, I am currently finishing up a MS in Human Services. I am planning on going to school again to get my MSW and become a LCSW, but I...

Sonia Anthony in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Social Work in America - 68 Replies

I have a BSW with 10 years experience in Australia. I've easily located agencies to assist in working in the UK that help with getting your visa and...

lmc in Torrington, Connecticut

school social worker

Hi all, I currently work as a clinician in a group home for adolescent males on the autism spectrum with PTSD. I am looking to switch up my career...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 9 months ago

Clueless where to start after graduation... - 1 Reply

Hello, I will be graduating with my MSW next May (I'm two years through a 3 year program) and I will have a specialization in child and family...

puzzled in Newton, North Carolina

Updated 9 months ago

What should I major in? - 4 Replies

I am currently going to a community college but I want to become a social worker and help others. I plan to transfer to a four year university in...

MSW in May 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Finding a job in USA - 2 Replies

Dear everyone, how are you guys going...I'm a Singaporean Indian currently finishing up my MSW degree in Australia and was wondering whether I could...

MSW in May 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

MSW graduate - Seeking a job that provides livable income - 2 Replies

Greetings all, I am a MSW graduate, and have worked in the field making around $30,000. I found it very difficult to survive on that income. My...

MSW in May 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

MSW and gaining experience - 1 Reply

What's the best way to gain experience in social work? I have a BA degree and would like to apply to some MSW programs. I have zero experience. I...

EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

please help - 1 Reply

can anyone suggest something to me. I feel so lost and am in tears. Please if you have suggestions let me know. As of now my family is holding...

puzzled in Newton, North Carolina


I am a new graduate of an MSW program. I have been on several interview (approx.4) They all have said they have had more qualified candidates. It... in South Africa

Updated 9 months ago

registering with saccp - 2 Replies

mi name is thakane, i live in Lesotho, i graduated in the 2008 from the university of Lesotho. i have since worked with the gov of Lesotho so i now...

Virginia in Long Beach, California

Updated 9 months ago

Does North Carolina have comity with California for LCSW? - 1 Reply

I have a California LCSW and I just moved to Chapel Hill. On the website for the Board in NC, it says they do it case by case. Any recent folks... in North Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 10 months ago

Are there ANY good careers in social work anymore? - 1 Reply

Social work has always been my dream, but I haven't read many good things about it anymore. My ultimate goal was always to get a Master's Degree so...

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