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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 10 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...

parul in Delhi, India

Updated 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 11 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...

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 12 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 12 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 12 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.

Bren0513 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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...

ElizaQu

Updated 14 months ago

why are RNs offered the same jobs as LCSW??? - 5 Replies

I recently moved back to NYC and have been noticing quite a few positions where qualifications list either LCSW or RN. I am so disgusted by the...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 14 months ago

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

I am currently in my last semester of my MSW and have some questions about finding a job. I plan to take the licensing exam in March and hopefully...

SocialWork in South Lyon, Michigan

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

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

ProspectiveMSW in South Lyon, Michigan

Reputation of MSW Programs in Michigan?!

Greetings! I'm interested in input on the reputation of different MSW programs in Michigan. I'm not interested in "rankings", but rather, I'm...

Social Worker 2013 in Columbia, Missouri

Updated 14 months ago

DSW vs PhD - 1 Reply

What have you all heard about some of the advanced social work clinical doctorates programs? University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers are both offering...

Rochelle Webber in Santa Ana, California

ABC Foster Family Agency

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...

angiee in Mexico

Updated 15 months ago

Social Work in Mexico City - 5 Replies

Hello all, I hold a MSW from an American school, and am now living in Mexico City. I have had a very hard time finding employment here. My Spanish...

rayray in Long Beach, California

Updated 15 months ago

MSW without a BSW... thoughts? - 2 Replies

I'm coming to the end of my political science degree, but have been thinking about social work for over a year; I didn't want to to switch programs...

Ann12345 in Schaumburg, Illinois

Updated 15 months ago

Maybe I need to re-think this. - 1 Reply

I've been reading on the forum for some time now. I'm a homemaker, now single, and want to find a job other than retail which pays ZILCH. I have...

reiproperty4u@gmail.com in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 16 months ago

Preparing to take the LCSW exam - 2 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 ,...

cindy9 in Texas

Question about changing LCSW supervisor

I just started with my LCSW supervision not too long ago but I am thinking about changing supervisors. How would I go about that? Do I have to submit...

BrittanyVThomas in Lafayette, Indiana

Updated 16 months ago

MSW in New York - 1 Reply

Hi. I'm currently working in the financial services industry and need a career change (not what I want to do). I have friends who are...

Senorlaz in Paterson, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

Career change? - 151 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...

Jaya Jagannath in Jodhpur, India

Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc.

___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that...

Social Worker 2013 in Warrensburg, Missouri

Updated 17 months ago

Can an MSW start a consulting business without the LCSW? - 1 Reply

I am an MSW who has been working in the field for a few years but was not able to get my LCSW for various reasons. However, I have great experience...

rach in Long Beach, California

Updated 17 months ago

social work or OT - 5 Replies

I would like to hear from social worker or OT in Washington DC,Maryland and Virginia area.I'm deciding to change my career between social work or...

Social Worker 2013 in Warrensburg, Missouri

Updated 17 months ago

MSW What Would You Do? - 1 Reply

Hi, I just received my MSW this past April and it's been HELL trying to get a job in social work. I've been turned down for jobs time after time....

Linda in Stonington, Connecticut

Updated 17 months ago

Social work and working abroad? - 1 Reply

Does anybody have any experience/know anything about being a social worker in different countries? I am currently working an a double bachelors in...

JC BritishSW in Menlo Park, California

Registering as an ASW in California

Hi I am a British social worker with a masters degree from a university in the UK. My husband and I have recently relocated to the Bay Area and I...

No name in Berwyn, Pennsylvania

Updated 18 months ago

MSW or RN - 62 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...

Linda in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

RN, BSN interested in MSW - 7 Replies

hi everyone, I have been an RN, BSN for nearly 5 years and am considering a career change. I have always been interested in MSW but my mom always...

terrified student in Raritan, New Jersey

Do I even have a chance?

I am an incoming junior in college that has recently decided since this summer that I wanted to apply into a social work program to earn a BSW....

Meme in Hawthorn North, Australia

2 years qualified no experience social work

Hi all. I am 2 years qualified with a BA Hon Social Work degree (uk) but have no post qualification experience. I was just wondering the likelihood...

Charlotte in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Updated 20 months ago

Finding a social work job with UK MSW qualifications - 207 Replies

I am American but I obtained my MSW in Scotland. I plan on moving back to Los Angeles to start working as a social worker. I am wondering if anyone...

Ashley in Englewood, Colorado

Updated 20 months ago

Hospice Social Worker - 4 Replies

Hey! So, I was wondering if there were any hospice social workers out there. I have been scanning through the posts on this board and am getting...

NikkiMsw13 in Miami, Florida

taking a job as a case manager when I get MSW in 4 months

Hi!! I need advice! I'm 22 years old, MSW student in Miami,FL. I will be getting my MSW in four months and currently I work in a dead beat job that's...

J.A.M.M in Langley, British Columbia

Canadian BSW graduate thinking about working in Australia as a Social worker

Hello, I am planning to visit Melbourne Australia in September and I was wondering what's the best way of getting informational interviews from...

findjob in North Carolina

Updated 20 months ago

Feel Stuck - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I just need to hear some thoughts. I gradated from a well-distinguished social work program and have worked hard my entire life. I...

KaraTN in Nashville, Tennessee

Help Needed: Social Work Job Abroad in Ireland or UK

I am a LMSW with four years of post-graduate experience, primarily in substance abuse treatment/counseling and case management, and I will be sitting...

Charlotte in San Antonio, Texas

Gerontology or Forensic/Criminal Justice? Anyone with input on either specialization?

I am considering a career in Social Work and I have been thinking hard about what I could see myself doing as far as an actual job. I think that...

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