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xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 8 months ago

MA in Human Services - 1 Reply

Hi All, I just completed my BA in psychology and was wondering if I can become a LCSW with a MA in human services. My school doesn't offer MSW...

Relentless in Marietta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

How to train as a social worker - 38 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...

Relentless in Marietta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 12 Replies

I applied to a social work program earlier this week and was SO excited. However, since then, it seems tons of people have been telling me it's a...

Relentless in Marietta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Finding a social work job doing clinical work - 1 Reply

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to find opportunities for employment in a clinical setting, preferably with clinical supervision included. I...

Psmith92789 in danbury, Connecticut

Updated 8 months ago

Finish up social work MSW or switch to Respiratory Therapy? - 4 Replies

Im 30/yr old male and living in NYC. Im currently finishing up the associates for Human services. im planning to get my Bachelors and masters in...

urq81 in Albertville, Alabama

Updated 8 months ago

Social Work vs Marriage and Family Therapy vs Occupational Therapy? - 1 Reply

I am interested in hearing from anyone who works or has worked in these fields. I am a career changer who was a librarian for 8 years. (I have a...

Danielle in New York, New York

Child Protective Specialist List 4317

Hello, I received a letter in the mail saying that I am number 75 on Child Protective Specialist List 4317. I took this test in June 2014 I...

MSW Student Intern in Spring, Texas

Student Internahip in the Houston Metropolitan Area

I am a full-time case manager for an agency that provides residential services to individuals with developmental disabilities. I am also currently in...

Angelam1225 in Canyon Country, California

Updated 11 months ago

becoming a social worker in ny - 2 Replies

I want to become a Social worker. But I am having trouble with my next steps. I currently have an associates degree in Criminal Justice. I know this...

Hanna in Pleasanton, California

Updated 12 months ago

International Social Work suggestions? - 3 Replies

Does anyone have any suggestions about international work with governmental organizations, NGO's, internation aid organizations, humanitarian etc. I...

1andonlyBeppy in Poughkeepsie, New York

Updated 12 months ago

Best steps to get a state job? - 1 Reply

Hi all, My name is Myles and have probably one of the biggest mysterious questions that answer, changes quite often. What are the best steps to...

chelsea in San Jose, California

Updated 12 months ago

Contract position doing home studies for adoption agency? - 1 Reply

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

mongersmom in Ferndale, Michigan

thinking of working in England and wondering if my LMSW will transfer

Hi all, I am originally from England but grew up in the US. I have a LMSW over here and I am planning on moving back to England, Merseyside area in...

Annie in Montréal, Quebec

Any canadian social workers working in Massachusetts???

I would love to hear your experience!! Planning to make the move and having a hard time finding a job!

clawsnlegs in Baltimore, Maryland

Where can I find courses for e-therapy?

Does anyone know where I can find CEU courses related to e-therapy? I am interested in exploring the tele-mental health field as a possible...

clawsnlegs in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 13 months ago

Prospective Social Worker - 1 Reply

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...

Deb Thompson in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 14 months ago

Moving to the US from the UK... - 1 Reply

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...

juarezfoxboy in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 14 months ago

LBSW Exam - 3 Replies

I recently graduated with my bachelors degree in SW. I have taken the license exam twice and plans to do it for the 3rd and hopefully last time. The...

On the MSW boat in Studio City, California

Updated 15 months ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 212 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...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 16 months 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 16 months 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 16 months 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 16 months 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 16 months 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 16 months 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


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... in South Africa

Updated 16 months 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...

Virginia in Long Beach, California

Updated 17 months 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... in North Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 17 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 17 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...

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...

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 18 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 18 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 18 months ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 286 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... in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 18 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 18 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 19 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 19 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 20 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...


Updated 20 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 20 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...

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