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Trace1 in Albany, California

Updated 57 months ago

Are you a SW with an MSW or LCSW? SW student needs help w/interview - 1 Reply

I am currently taking a Generalist Practice course as part of my undergraduate program. I am required to interview a Social Worker with an MSW or...

LM04 in Bronx, New York

Please help !

Hello , I'm new to this forum so bare with me lol. I'm currently in my last 2 years of my bachelor's degree in psychology . I first considered...

NeverGivingUpHope in San Diego, California

Updated 57 months ago

Recent MSW Grad & Jobless - 2 Replies

I graduated May 2012 from a fully accreditted MSW program. I had a 4.0 GPA and even received a scholarship during the program. I had two internships-...

NeverGivingUpHope in San Diego, California

Social Work jobs

I have recently graduated with MA Social Work. I have applied for many social work jobs, i keep getting told i have not got enough experience which...

oopski in Mt Meadows Area, California

Updated 57 months ago

Fresenius Social Work Jobs - 3 Replies

Do not, I repeat, do not take an MSW with Fresenius in Bullhead City, AZ or Lake Havasu City, AZ not matter how much they try to recruit you and...

Sari in Jacksonville, Florida

How to get in the door in Maryland social services?

I'm about a year away from finishing my bachelors in sociology here in Florida. I would love to move back to Maryland and get a position in social...

Omega80 in New York, New York

Updated 57 months ago

I want to move from Toronto to New York with a BSW, MSW - 1 Reply

So, I have a BSW and a MSW from the University of Toronto, Canada. I originally migrated to Canada from the Caribbean. I am planning on moving to New...

verse in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 58 months ago

Columbia or NYU? - 5 Replies

I have applied to both Columbia and NYU's MSW programs (2 year) and was recently accepted to Columbia's. I'm still waiting to hear back from NYU. ...

kezzy sinakoma in Zambia

Updated 58 months ago

Social worker - 3 Replies

Hai evry one I am a diplom holder in Lusaka Zambia, kindly help me if you know any of the NGOs that would take voluntees in Lusaka Zamba. Thanks...

VFB in Illinois

Updated 58 months ago

Can't find a job in Chicago, IL - 26 Replies

Hello, I have obtained a MWS in 07'and I can not find a job. I have applied for tons of jobs but no one is calling me back. I am so frustrated and...

Mahesh kumar., in Satellite Provider

Updated 58 months ago

social work recruitment in the UK - 1 Reply

I wonder if anyone has experience looking for social work jobs in the UK, I found this site very useful however anu tips would be...

Bella in Palatine, Illinois

Directory of Children's group homes in Illinois

I have my BS in elementary education. I am looking on starting a MSW in fall 2014. In the interim, I would like to have a job along the lines of a...

Myra in Los Angeles, California

Updated 59 months ago

When to start applying for jobs - 1 Reply

I will be getting my MSW from USC in May 2012. When should I start applying for jobs? I know government jobs take a while but what about jobs at...

Nurul in Singapore, Singapore

Graduating with MSW in July, have been working as a Medical Social Worker in an acute hospital in Singapore and moving to NZ

Hi all. I am a Medical Social Worker currently. I am going to complete my Masters in Social Work Degree in July. I am a Singaporean working in...

Matt in Quezon, Philippines

Updated 59 months ago

visa sponsorship/other career options BS Social Work - 1 Reply

I am having a hard time looking for a company willing to sponsor me for a working visa. I am a professional Social Worker in the Philippines...

JT in Oceanside, New York

Working in New Zealand as a Social Worker ?

Hello, I have heard that there was a shortage of social workers in New Zealand and that they were lookin for social workers from the USA. Has...

qrm06 in Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 60 months ago

Conservatism in Social Work - 6 Replies

I know there is another thread on this topic but I wanted to update and get the topic started again! I started a yahoo group on Conservatism in...

AJ in Hamler, Ohio

Career Transition

I recently left my job at a non-profit as a outpatient case worker. I've worked in this field for only a short time- approx 2 years. I'm an LSW/BSW...

molamark@*****.*** in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 60 months ago

Reciprocity For Florida LCSW - 2 Replies

Anyone have any info as to which states have reciprocity w FL LCSW ?Thanks all

priscler in Yuma, Arizona

Updated 60 months ago

advice needed - 2 Replies

I work for CPS and I ended up having to call in a report on the home where my sister is renting a room, due to the living conditions and my sister's...

priscler in Yuma, Arizona

Updated 60 months ago

call to suicide hotline just to talk Prevents employment - 27 Replies

a newly graduated social worker (sw undergraduate) was recently grieving a death of a loved one who died earlier that morning. The new sw graduate...

tripplesix in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 60 months ago

help!!! - 5 Replies

So, I am a 3 semesters away from getting my degree in sociology with a minor in gerontology, and I want to go into social work. I wanted to major in...

tripplesix in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 60 months ago

Social Workers: What's it like to get 3000 supervised hours for LCSW and Spanish... - 3 Replies

Quick background: I'm 30 (and very realistic on job availability and pay:D), married, 2 kids. I really hope this doesn't sound too dumb, but...

PCL in El Centro, California

Updated 60 months ago

Going back to work in an area I don't like - 2 Replies

Hi everyone...I have a question and I was wondering if anyone could offer some insight... I've been unemployed for several months (I was...

Anna in London, United Kingdom

Updated 60 months ago

other career fields similar to social work? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I keep thinking about going for my MSW degree. I don't have any SW work experience. And when I hear about the lack of jobs out there,...

ambarish.m in Bangalore, India

Updated 60 months ago

Finding a job in Uk or in underdeveloped countries. - 3 Replies

I try to find a job like social worker in Uk but because Romania is the last country who entered in EU we don't have the right to work there only if...

Lem in Greensboro, North Carolina

Updated 60 months ago

Wanting to Move with MSW to More Diverse Area - 28 Replies

I live in a conservative small city in the South. Here, I've done rural social work with children and families, including probation and foster care...

cheap JER JERSEYS in Anonymous Proxy

Updated 61 months ago

BBS in California Time Frame - 3 Replies

I know the BBS in California is saying that it should take 4 months to get your application processed. I'm concerned that it will take even longer....

zolo2 in Seattle, Washington

Updated 61 months ago

Social Worker - 9 Replies

I have been a social worker/counselor for many years. Several months ago I needed to leave my job for family reasons. When things settled down I...

butterflyforever in Portland, Oregon

Updated 61 months ago

Graduating with a MSW in macro practice - 1 Reply

I am about to graduate with my MSW in May and concentrated in policy practice. I'm 25 and have never stopping going to school full time, I feel as...

Tracey in Centerline in Warren, Michigan

Updated 61 months ago

Trying to find a job - West Michigan - 21 Replies

I graduated with a bachelors in Social Work in 2003 from an accredited university. I applied for TONS of jobs but never got a call back at all. ...

maheshsocialwork in Hyderabad, India

fund raising

i am interested to work in the area of fund raising, basically i am a social worker, so pl suggest me, how to build strong capacities in fund raising

sparrow in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 62 months ago

Any social workers who can afford to travel out of the country once a year? - 1 Reply

I am worried about not being able to do nice things for myself due to how much social workers make. Is it possible to go out of the country on a trip...

mumbai_social worker in Mumbai, India

An Indian Citizen with a MSW degree interested in taking up a job in US

Hi Forum, I am an Indian Citizen with an MSW degree from a Premier Indian University, I am interedted in taking up a job in the USA, Can someone help...

Sheila in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 62 months ago

Working in the UK - 1 Reply

Hello, I received my BSW in the US and have worked for non profits and child protection. I am looking at working in the UK; however I would need...

sandy in Biarritz, France

aide medico psychologique

hi all , my name is sandy i worked in the uk for the nhs I worked with mentaly and physicaly disabled adults and teenagers, helping them to have a...

onesw in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 62 months ago

Undergrad college student: What jobs are good for me? - 2 Replies

I am a sophomore and right now a psych major. I want to get a BA in psych however i do not want to become a psychologist because people say...

sparrow in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 62 months ago

Social Work in Australia? - 8 Replies

Hi All, The Northern Territory Government of Australia has partnered with HCL Social Care and will be coming to Canada to interview candidates for...

Faith84 in Michigan

Updated 63 months ago

How to get started in the field of addiction treatment?? - 1 Reply

I have a BA in Communications and I'm really interested in becoming a councilor/ psychologist with a specialty in drug and alcohol addiction and...

Diego in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 63 months ago

Sw - 1 Reply

Hi I've been a sw in the uk for 10 years and a manager in the children looked after field for the past 5 I am thinking of emigrating to US but all...

darnell239 in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 63 months ago

opinions regarding a post MSW graduate certificate - 2 Replies

I would like to hear some opinions about working on a graduate certificate. I am a MSW graduated in 2002 but never held an "actual social work job."...

mr.c in Yonkers, New York

Updated 63 months ago

Social Worker MSW - 1 Reply

I recently graduated with my Master of Social Work but I am finding it difficult to find a job. If anyone has advice or ideas for job opportunities,...

onesw in Vancouver, British Columbia

What do you like/love about being a social worker?

There are so many SW discussion threads online that contain negative messages about the profession. Thought it might be a good idea for those of us...

CdnSocialWorker in Vancouver, British Columbia

Question for US Social Workers re: Job Security

Hi all, I graduated with a BSW a few years ago, worked at a local hospital for some time, and then went back to school for a MSW. I now work in...

ladymeek@*****.*** in Abingdon, United Kingdom

Updated 64 months ago

Interview Preparation - 9 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming social worker interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Kimberly in Far Rockaway, New York

Updated 64 months ago

Do hospital social workers have to make home visits? - 1 Reply

I am considering going to school to pursue an MSW but I am having serious anxiety regarding my decision. I know that regardless if you are a teacher,...

Jax in New York, New York

Updated 64 months ago

LCSW licensure in multiple states - 2 Replies

can you hold an LCSW in NY AND in FL at the same time?

sb81083@*****.*** in Calcutta, India

Updated 64 months ago

social work in Cape Town/Gauteng - 5 Replies

Hi there, I am a qualified social worker and is currently looking for work in South Africa, either Cape Town or Gauteng, Pretoria if...

John in Lynbrook, New York


I have two dwai convictions, both are infractions. One was 22 years ago, and the other was 7 years ago. I'm having a difficult time finding a...

Mary in Peoria, Arizona

Updated 65 months ago

MSW private practice in Colorado - 2 Replies

I know that in Colorado you can open your own private practice without LCSW. I also noticed that people with some strange degrees open pracices...

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