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Snowball25

Updated 22 hours ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 655 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...

rnlmcclurg

Updated 2 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 566 Replies

Forgive me for adding more but I want to pass on some of what I learned in taking this test-I learned what I DID NOT KNOW! Primarily the material...

Linda Anderson

Updated 3 days ago

Career transition from social work field - 375 Replies

Well I can understand your current situation but don't panic just concentrate on your career goals. By doing social work, you will reduce your stress...

sonia.psidhu

Updated 3 days ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 389 Replies

[QUOTE who="simonmsw83 in Fords, New Jersey"]ha hi mini, i am a social worker from India, those who did msw with me in India had all taken Human...

On the MSW boat in Studio City, California

Updated 13 days 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...

gugu Makhubu in Pretoria, South Africa

Updated 19 days ago

Social Work in South Africa - 623 Replies

Hi there Social Work in South Africa is really difficult seeing that it is mainly developmental and that there is not much opportunity for...

Hewman Bean in Maine

Contract position doing home studies for adoption agency?

Hi All, Does anyone have experience with completing/writing home studies for an adoption agency? I am considering a part-time, contract position...

Sonia Anthony in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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

frustrated

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...

becks1004 in London, United Kingdom

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...

amtakatye3@gmail.com in South Africa

Updated 1 month 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...

dy in Champaign, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

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

No disrespect to RNs. They do a wonderful job and are very important to society. However, as I person who is pursing my masters in social work (then...

therapy in Tallahassee, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Leaving the field - 549 Replies

Since I've been laid of from my last job, I've realized I don't want to be a social worker anymore. I want to earn a living wage. I know I'm burned...

Virginia in Long Beach, California

Updated 1 month 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...

Str8talk83@gmail.com in North Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 2 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...

j in Rosemead, California

Updated 2 months ago

SWK - 1 Reply

I am a social worker who has a DUI from the past, but it is presenting a barrier in locating employment, any suggestions? I have obtained a...

werthek in East Hanover, New Jersey

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...

recentBSWgrad in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

Jobs in the field with only a BSW - 5 Replies

Hello, I want to go into the field of Social Work, however I'm curious as to the opportunities available for those with only a BSW. One thing I...

reneegavin in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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...

MilaBab in Piscataway, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

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

I'm graduating in May, but the applications for graduate school is due around January. My field of interest is in geriatrics. Should I continue on...

Pukka in Bronx, New York

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...

MAB in Roselle, Illinois

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...

MAB in Roselle, Illinois

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...

Lello in New York

Updated 3 months ago

Timeline to apply for the LCSW - 4 Replies

I have graduated and got my MSW in early 2011 and it's been already more than three years since then. I started to work right after graduation in...

sarita in Marina, California

Updated 3 months ago

How to train as a social worker - 35 Replies

I am wondering if anybody can help me out with advice regarding training. I am a graduate (English not social work) and I currently work with young...

parul in Delhi, India

Updated 3 months ago

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

Hey everyone, I am getting my psychology undergrad degree this year from the UK. However, I am hoping to go into Social work in the future, and...

Jen in Zachary, Louisiana

Updated 3 months ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 344 Replies

Does anyone else feel that when you are just starting out every potential employer wants you to have experience? The problem is that you can't gain...

reiproperty4u@gmail.com in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 3 months ago

Obtaining a LCSW - 1 Reply

I am working on getting into the Army National Guard as a social worker however o need to get my LCSW or LISW. I live I Washington state and have my...

Laura M in Seattle. WA in Bothell, Washington

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...

EmilyALewis in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 3 months ago

wanting to call it quits - 40 Replies

Hello All, I am a young professional and I seem to have lost my passion for social work, and possibly the helping profession all together. i know...

sophia in Kingston, Jamaica

Updated 4 months ago

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

want to knw the qualification and the requirements

LCSW in Los Angeles, California

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...

LCSW in Los Angeles, California

Updated 4 months ago

Recruiter for social Worker - 4 Replies

Are there any recruiters in San Diego who will help with finding jobs in Social Work ? Thnx!

Skays098 in Ottawa, Ontario

Is Geriatric Social Work Stressful?

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

Betty S in New York, New York

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...

oopsiedoop in Fresh Meadows, New York

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...

aros in Norwood, Massachusetts

Updated 5 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 7 Replies

Hi I graduated my BSW. I went into the program with high expectation and came out with so many doubts. I wish I would have listened to my gut and...

Maggie in Reisterstown, Maryland

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...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 5 months ago

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

Hey there... thanks for all your helpful posts. How crucial is it for future employment to find a field placement in my MSW program in an...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

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...

Kat777

Updated 5 months ago

After BSW, then what? - 2 Replies

I will soon be graduating with a BSW and I'm thinking of grad school. I'm not dead set on getting an MSW and have been thinking about other options,...

K12Mom in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

Drug testing for state social worker positions - 1 Reply

I know this will sound like an odd question, but I'm wondering what the procedure is for state agencies and drug testing? (i.e. for a child welfare...

crawfoll in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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.

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