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Updated 47 minutes ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 550 Replies

There must be a lot of jobs in this field.c


Updated 5 hours ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 637 Replies

[QUOTE who="Carol in Newark, New Jersey"]So how many years do you think? I'm about to start my masters in September I will probably be done by then...


Updated 3 days ago

What should I major in? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Curious2010 in Harrisburg, North Carolina"]I am currently going to a community college but I want to become a social worker and help...

MSW in May 2014

Updated 3 days ago

Finding a job in USA - 2 Replies

The best way to gain experience is working in outreach programs, residential treatment, or shelters. If you are not employed by a human service, or...

MSW in May 2014

Updated 3 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="thompson in Thunder Bay, Ontario"]I just got my BSW, and I sort of new at the beginning that jobs would not be plentiful. I was planning...

MSW in May 2014

Updated 3 days ago

MSW and gaining experience - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="johnst in Everett, Washington"]What's the best way to gain experience in social work? I have a BA degree and would like to apply to...


Updated 4 days ago

please help - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="puzzled in Newton, North Carolina"]can anyone suggest something to me. I feel so lost and am in tears. Please if you have suggestions...



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...


Moving to the US from the UK...

Does anyone have any experience/knowledge/advice on finding a job in the social work field in America as a UK citizen? Am looking to move back (I am...

Updated 11 days ago

registering with saccp - 2 Replies

Welfare science is a stupid course, I wouldn't reccomend anyone to do it, I graduated last year still unemployed. It is the same as just having a...


Updated 16 days ago

why are RNs offered the same jobs as LCSW??? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="NelB86 in Tampa, Florida"]No disrespect to RNs. They do a wonderful job and are very important to society. However, as I person who is...


Updated 17 days ago

Leaving the field - 550 Replies

just thought I'd add a bit...I understand the frustration Jerry b. After having international recognition and a lot of experience in all areas of...


Updated 19 days ago

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

Hello, I'm looking into moving to NC from CA. I'm an LCSW. Can you tell me how it went for you? What did you have to do? Also, was it hard finding a...


Updated 23 days ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 387 Replies

I recently began working in New York, mostly specializing in those living with PTSD. I applied for and became certified as a traumatic stress...


Updated 28 days ago

Social Work in South Africa - 623 Replies

hi there! I have a Social Work degree with the university of Limpopo, and currently im working as a Social Worker at the Department of Social...

Updated 28 days ago

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

MSW is probably your best best, even for counseling, in the long run. An LPC specializes in counseling, but it takes a similar amount of education...


Updated 1 month ago

Career transition from social work field - 371 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mobetta84 in District Heights, Maryland"]I have been pursuing a MSW degree for a year now and I already know I don't want to be a social...


Updated 1 month ago

SWK - 1 Reply

hey kelly, i've been experiencing the same issue. Can you update me on where you are as a social worker? Or what ended up happening?- j


Prospective Social Worker

Hi All! I am currently a freshman at a New Jersey state school majoring in Secondary Education and History and minoring in Russian Studies. I am...


Updated 1 month ago

Jobs in the field with only a BSW - 5 Replies



School trying to persuade me to go for Degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services

Is anyone familiar with this degree? I am assuming it is just another title for social work, which means I would have to get a Master's degree in...


Updated 1 month ago

Should I continue with graduate school to get my MSW? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who=" in Vancouver, Washington"]Well, to answer your question(s).... I completed my MSW degree in 1993 at Portland...


Seeking clinical supervision

I am an LMSW and hold an Integrated Mental Health Addictions Treatment Training certification with 10+ years experience in the mental health/social...


Clueless where to start after graduation...

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...


how to apply to out of state social work jobs?

I currently work as an in home counselor in Chicago. I am in the process of getting my LCSW (I started in February) however i plan on moving to Los...


Social work jobs in California

I currently work as an in home counselor in Chicago. I am in the process of getting my LCSW (I started in February) however i plan on moving to Los...


Updated 2 months ago

Timeline to apply for the LCSW - 4 Replies

Thanks. My point comes from looking at their website. It says that the board in limited cases may approve experience started prior to LSMW without...


Updated 2 months ago

How to train as a social worker - 35 Replies

Hi, I have an undergraduate degree in biology but feel as if my life passion lies in social work particularily with senior citizens. I have...


Updated 2 months ago

B.S.W in USA after a degree in psychology? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="CdnSocialWorker in Vancouver, British Columbia"]If you already have a bachelor's degree, BSWs typically take two years. Mind you, I live...


Updated 2 months ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 347 Replies

[QUOTE who="DadMike in Maryland"]In general , for most states, esp. the East and West coast and in urban areas, an MSW is the minimal degree for a...


Updated 2 months ago

Social Work in America - 67 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kerrin in Melbourne, Australia"]I have a BSW with 10 years experience in Australia. I've easily located agencies to assist in working in...

Updated 2 months ago

Obtaining a LCSW - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Stephanie in Portland, Oregon"]I am working on getting into the Army National Guard as a social worker however o need to get my LCSW or...

Laura M in Seattle. WA

Social Work in Las Vegas, NV

What is the job market like for LCSW's in Las Vegas, NV? Anyone know about how difficult it would be to start private practice? Are insurance panels...


Updated 2 months ago

wanting to call it quits - 40 Replies

I am working on my MSW. I have worked in mental health for 4 years. AND I AM BURNT OUT!!! I want little contact with clients and would love to work...


Updated 2 months ago

what is require to become a social worker in jamaica how many subjects require - 2 Replies

how many subjects are require for social work


Mid-Life Career Change

Can it be done without going back to school? Without taking a major cut in pay? Without shooting yourself in the foot? Without driving your family...


Updated 3 months ago

Recruiter for social Worker - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sang in San diego in San Diego, California"]Are there any recruiters in San Diego who will help with finding jobs in Social Work ?...


Is Geriatric Social Work Stressful?

And is it hard to find a job in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada?

Betty S

getting a job in advocacy and policy

Hi, I'm currently a case manager working with people with developmental disabilities with a BA in Psychology and Studio Art, and I'm interested in...


Updated 3 months ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 237 Replies

Murrutia, where are you hoping to work in the EU? I know the UK has a fairly standardized (though rigorous) process for validating non-UK social...


LCSW question

I would like to become a therapist, and most of my own have been LCSWs. However, upon looking into the grad programs, I find that the MSW degrees...


Updated 4 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="AMB in Wyoming, Michigan"]Hi I graduated my BSW. I went into the program with high expectation and came out with so many doubts. I...


Question about licensing

I know this may vary from state to state; I would really appreciate hearing from someone in Maryland, but any state will do. When you apply for a...


Updated 4 months ago

Relevance of Field Placement in MSW for finding School Social Work jobs? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]Take the university job! School social work jobs are very hard to come by and yes you do need...


Social Workers in NYC

Hello all! How does it go, I'm a "longtime listener, first time caller". Have been lurking a while but my plans to move are firming up, so I...


Updated 4 months ago

After BSW, then what? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="JayneMack in Denver, Colorado"]I'm a LCSW and have been for a number of years. I would not waste your time or money getting an MSW at...


Updated 4 months ago

Drug testing for state social worker positions - 1 Reply

If You aren't taking drugs then why should you care. Don't be a druggie and maybe you might get a job!


Spartanburg and Greenville area friends

If you live in the Greenville and Spartanburg area and would like to study for the exam contact me or post a message.


Difficulty finding employment due to a disability

I obtained my BSW in 2012 and my BA in 2013. I have a vision impairment which prevents me from being able to get a drivers license, and this has...


Updated 5 months ago

Completing my MSW, when to start looking for a job? - 1 Reply

Start applying for jobs now. Since you are taking the exam in March I would add on my resume that the license is pending right under your graduation...

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