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Updated 1 day ago

Career transition from social work field - 401 Replies

I am a clinical social worker in the VA and I love my job. I feel respected, make a great salary and get respect. Take your experience to the Feds....


Updated 1 day ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1219 Replies

Nancy, I would like to speak with you. If I sent you my phone number via email, could you give me a few minutes of your time in the evening? I am...

Over It

Updated 3 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 22 Replies

Even though SW is seen as a broad field, I find that once you have more than a few years working with a certain population, it is VERY hard to break...

Lost in Transition

Updated 3 days ago

Leaving the field - 571 Replies

I work 37.5 hours and get a personal day a quarter, also covered by health care with a high deductible. We make our own schedule in a way but still...


Updated 6 days ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 715 Replies

Hello everyone, Today I received in the mail an invitation to attend the interview process for the CPS position. I took the exam nearly 4 years...

brittle_star in Wilmington, California


Hi. I'm looking for some feedback. I have an MA in educational counseling, which I got in 2005. I've been working as a school counselor, both...

rb1127 in New York, New York

Social Work Grad Student- Career Advice?

Hello, I am in an MSW program in New York City expecting to graduate this May. I am wondering if anyone has any advice for how soon I should begin...

jaywilkl in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Kati E-R in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 138 Replies

I am wondering if anyone knows how possible/easy it is to get a job in another country with a MSW degree from an American University. I am an...

HLG in Tampa, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Career change? - 153 Replies

Hello all, I am considering a career change to the social work field and would like any advice you're willing to offer. I apologize in advance...

Mariah77 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 409 Replies

I'm just curious about this. I'm an MSW and I've lived in NYC, the Raleigh-Durham area, Portland, OR and Atlanta, Georgia. Those are fairly decent...

awilliams1983 in Orem, Utah

Updated 1 month ago

Preparing to take the LCSW exam - 3 Replies

I believe that I am a "seasoned" social worker practicing in the field with a Masters and License since 1987. I have practiced in various settings ,...

LCSWHouston in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Have you been successful in Social Work? Please tell your story! - 4 Replies

There are many negative Social Work posts scattered about, and I think those of us considering the field would benefit greatly from hearing some...

LCSWHouston in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

In school for social work, worried about pay, should I switch? - 2 Replies

I live in NYC and have nearly 10 years experience in healthcare, started as an EMT and now I work in psychiatry as a mental health aide. My job...

LCSWHouston in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

MSW or RN - 63 Replies

I'm a recent graduate with a BSW having trouble finding a job with my degree. I love Social Work and am proud to have my BSW degree, but I'm getting...

LCSWHouston in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Should I continue with graduate school to get my MSW? - 9 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...

Lizzy in Bristol, United Kingdom

Updated 2 months ago

Social Work in America - 75 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...

Bienkie in Robertsbridge, United Kingdom

Updated 2 months ago

Social Work in South Africa - 600 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...

Psmith92789 in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 9 Replies

Its always said that social workers make no money (and yes I agree that with a bachelors they don't) but at the hospital I volunteer at the licensed...

steven in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 2 months ago

Social Work Jobs (Work from home-Only) - 2 Replies

Hello everyone, As my family and I transition to a new county in Florida I am very interested in working from home with my Bachelors and Masters...

JSSNY in Endicott, New York

Updated 3 months ago

So scared about finding a decent job after graduation - 3 Replies

I am graduating with my MSW in May and I have been looking on job boards for jobs locally (Binghamton, NY area) and there is NOTHING. Even in NYC,...

Kelebogile in East London, South Africa

Social Work vacancy

Hi there Im Kelebogile from South Africa Kimberley and practicing as a therapeutic Social Worker and would love to work in London. please help with...

ABC FOSTER AGENCY - WARNING in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

ABC Foster Family Agency - 1 Reply

I worked for this agency a year ago. They have a high turn over rate. The training is horrible. They have had 10 people in the position I worked...

Edith in Jamaica, New York

Getting Licensed in New York

Hi all: I am wondering if there is anyone on this board had to go through the LCSW process transferring from another state and how long it usually...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

Job prospects for Social Worker in New York City? - 1 Reply

I am about to graduate with a Masters of Social Work in Chicago and my girlfriend already has her MSW and is in the process of getting her LCSW. We...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

Australian MSW in USA? - 3 Replies

Hi All, I was wondering whether anyone could give me any information about working in the US with an Australian MSW? I have worked in the women's...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

Working in U.S. with an MSW from New Zealand - 1 Reply

I am an American who has been living in New Zealand for 8 years. I am presently in the middle of an MSW at Massey University. When I finish,I am...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

school social worker - 1 Reply

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...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

Social Workers in NYC - 2 Replies

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...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 3 months ago

LCSW salaries in different countries? - 1 Reply

It seems from researching on the internet that Licensed clinical social workers have much higher salaries in other countries (ie. Canada, Australia...

Melissa in Miami, Florida

Supervision hours in Florida

I have been doing supervision with my clinical supervisor for a year and 9 months. I also have 12 weeks of supervision from my previous supervisor....

Jen Marr in Kokomo, Indiana

Life changing opportunity if you know anyone interested

New Song is a unique ministry that seeks to care for fatherless, impoverished, emotionally challenged children-some of whom are modern day...

Psmith92789 in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

Are Lcsw salaries that bad? - 1 Reply

I read that the average salary for an LCSW in CT is upwards of $65,000 a year? No its certainly not rich but it more than livable and you can live...

Anne in Austin, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Social Work Abroad FAQ - 7 Replies

My Name is Ryan, I'm an International Recruitment Consultant with HCL Social Care( Right now there is a tremendous...

Kristin S

Updated 5 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 8 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...

findjob in North Carolina

Updated 5 months ago

Is it possible to complete Field Education outside of regular Business Hours - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm currently starting a program for MSW. I have a full time job in a non related field, so it is hard for me to ask time off from my current...

pw in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Website for tracking CEU hours?

Hi, all. I'm a software developer and my girlfriend is a social worker. She's mentioned what a PITA it is for her to track her required CEU and...


Updated 5 months ago

Transition to Social Work field - 1 Reply

Hi! I currently work in the financial services field and would like to transition to a social work job. I know step # 1 is getting accepted to...

dandelion in California

New(ish) Grad

Hello- I'm 23 years old and I have my Bachelor's in Liberal Arts, emphasis in Social Work. I'm currently working in Child Welfare as a social...

Hector Travieso in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

1 click apply - 1 Reply

indeed has a lot of jobs but it is very time consuming to go to each job site and apply separately is there any tools or soemthing where i can just...

NYMSW in Bronx, New York

Will combining my MSW with a MPH, MHA, or MBA improve my salary/career options?

Ok, I have a ton of hands on experience in healthcare as an EMT and EKG/Phleb. tech. I wanted to do nursing initially for the money, come to find out...

lolatlife in Anywhere, California

MSW age limit?

I already have a Master degree but I can't find any project management job. I have nearly 10 years of social work experience so I guess I need a MSW...

mkyeung in New York, New York

Updated 6 months ago

MSW-Job and visa related issues - 2 Replies

Hi! I am new to this forum, and I am really happy I found it. Well, a little bit about myself. I have about 3 years of experience of working with a...

Tom Smiley in Eureka, California

Updated 7 months ago

Career as a Social Worker - 8 Replies

Is any one on here a Social Worker that works with special needs kids (Autism)? Im really interesting in pursing this as a career. How is the pay,...

Lalaloopzifan in Elmhurst, New York

Social work major for medical school

Would a social work major in the undergrad level (BSW) be a good major for medical school? I'm hoping to major in social work while taking the...

A in Malinta, Ohio

Updated 8 months ago

uphill battle for social work career - 1 Reply

I am at the age of 29 and never had a direction or guidance in life for a career. I graduated in 2010 with a 2.33 gpa bachelor's of sociology and...

Mr harry in Amagasaki, Japan

Jobs with an incomplete Social Work degree

Does anyone know what jobs a person could get with an incomplete MSW and a bachelors in unrelated field (BA). Let's say about 8-10 courses or 24-30...

Social Worker 2013 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Updated 9 months ago

Relocation Advice? - 3 Replies

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...

Miii&u in Sevierville, Tennessee

Is Social Work a Satisfying Career for an Investigator?

I've been trying to find a career path because I'm going to go back to college soon, and I've decided that, if I want to ENJOY my job, it has to be...

Lauren Nel in West Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 9 months ago

Is Medical Social Work Worth It? - 4 Replies

Hi, I am considering applying for my MSW, and would like to work for a hospital. Hospitals require LCSWs, so I would need to work under a LCSW...

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