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Updated 2 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1336 Replies

Sometimes TDC can work for those that need the boost of confidence. However, a lot of it has to do with what questions you get and how you process...

Carolyn Kramer

LMSW accepting recent grads (for once!)

Hey, I realize how hard it can be to find a job as a recent grad. I struggled as well. That's why for the first job order we've gotten in forever...


Experience with MSW programs in pre-candidacy (US)

Hello, Has anyone out there started an MSW program that was in pre-candidacy status, and the program did not achieve candidacy status in the...


Updated 14 days ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 809 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mimi in New York, New York"]Hello all! All I can say is the it was a hell of a day! Got there at 8 left at 2pm. The interview was a good...


Updated 19 days ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 420 Replies

I have an LICSW in MA and wish to move to Long Island NY. I have 21 years of experience and work in a private practice. Does NY have reciprocity...


Updated 24 days ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="socialwork struggle in Washington, District of Columbia"]What is writer does not mention is that getting the first job in the field is...


Updated 1 month ago

new MSW grad in Canada seeking career advice - 1 Reply

Just want to add that I am willing to relocate.


Updated 1 month ago

Social Work in South Africa - 601 Replies

Jobs in Australia Recruiter The Department of Health & Human Services Location Victoria (AU) Salary $60,551 - $85,052 Posted 13 Apr...


Updated 1 month ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 33 Replies

I am currently transitioning from social work. I have a MSW and worked as a therapist for 7 years...7 years of complete hell. To make a long story...

Karen KerschmannLCSW

I'm an LCSW clinical supervisor looking for information about your past supervisory experiences

Hi Everyone, I am in the process of expanding my clinical supervision practice to include web-based groups to serve all of California. In order...


Updated 1 month ago

Career transition from social work field - 408 Replies

I agree, and appreciate the validation.

Hospice sw

VA jobs

I am an MSW in Florida and will be moving back to Missouri in a couple of months. I passed my lcsw exam and will be finished with my supervision...

Hospice sw

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work Grad Student- Career Advice? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="rb1127 in New York, New York"]Hello, I am in an MSW program in New York City expecting to graduate this May. I am wondering if anyone...

Hospice sw

Updated 1 month ago

Supervision hours in Florida - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Melissa in Miami, Florida"]I have been doing supervision with my clinical supervisor for a year and 9 months. I also have 12 weeks of...



Hello, I'm currently in community college pursuing a early childhood degree, I'm still taking my core classes but I have a question, I have a strong...


Updated 2 months ago

Joining NASW - 3 Replies

And to add on to my last post: I'm not going to join NASW if I finish my MSW. NASW is the like the UN: almost completely useless.


Updated 2 months ago

wanting to call it quits - 42 Replies

This is why I'm considering school social work and maybe entering the military as a social worker once I obtain my LCSW. It seems, at least from what...


Updated 2 months ago

MSW age limit? - 1 Reply

It seems, out of all the professional degrees, the MSW really has no age limit, or least older students aren't seen as "that guy." In my student...


Updated 2 months ago

school social worker - 2 Replies

Same here. Anyone past/current school social workers? I'm about to start my MSW and I'm currently deciding between mental health (possible work in...

Lost in Transition

Updated 2 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 12 Replies

Basically I need to show I can handle it on my own and in a ridiculous amount of time. But like I said because others all over have trouble with...


Updated 2 months ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Relentless in Marietta, Georgia"]This is good info, I was wondering if I can become a social worker with a MA in Human services and my BA...


Updated 2 months ago

Have you been successful in Social Work? Please tell your story! - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="lolatlife in Anywhere, California"]Not only licensed, many employers expect their applicants to have done the job! And of course, I...


Updated 2 months ago

Beginning Social Worker - 1 Reply

Most entry level positions will involve field work and I dont' think anyone will hire you without a driver's license. Sorry to say but it's true....


Updated 2 months ago

Seeking advice: Concerned about salary, should I switch my major? - 2 Replies

I agree you will not be making the same with a BSW as an MSW, certainly not an LCSW at a hospital. If you don't like "service heavy" jobs, then...


Updated 2 months ago

Social work and working abroad? - 2 Replies

Linda, can you please provide contact information for the program you used to get jobs abroad?


Social work abroad

Hi, I'm a school social worker in Illinois and I'm looking to work abroad for the summer to see how it is. I have my LCSW. I have no idea where to...


Updated 2 months ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 139 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alisia in San Jose, California"]I would like to get more information from you if you are still offering :)[/QUOTE] I would like to...


Are there any case managers on here?? please help!

I have some questions about case management. I would be very appreciative if a case manager was willing to answer some questions about their work!...

lashawnda rodgers

Updated 3 months ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 211 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bill in Los Angeles, California"]The way I understand it it that an MSW (I have one) is a professional/practice degree and a PhD is an...


Updated 3 months ago


I can speak only for my experience working as a school counselor for the second (or third?) largest public school district in the U.S. I don't know...


Updated 3 months ago

Based in UK - Qualfied Child Protection Social Worker looking to move my partner and 1 child to Australia - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="JohnnyC1979 in Worthing, United Kingdom"]Hi, As above I'm looking to move to Australia. I'm a qualified Social Worker with 2 plus...


Updated 3 months ago

Prospective Social Worker - 2 Replies

In PA most of the bachelor level positions I've seen require some type of psychology/sociology/social work degree. PA doesn't have liscenses for...


Updated 3 months ago

Best steps to get a state job? - 2 Replies

PA's child welfare also runs through the state civil Service. There was no struggle finding a job in Cys. They were pretty much desperate. We also...


Updated 3 months ago

Transition to Social Work field - 2 Replies

You might be able to qualify for Family Economic Success at your local Communtiy Action agency. I'm a budget coach/social worker, and I didn't know...

johnwalfort2712 in Dublin, Ohio

Buy real and fake passports,drivers licenses,ID cards,birth certificates,diplomas,Visas,SSN,Marriage certificates,divorce paper

We produce real and fake passports,drivers licenses,ID cards,birth certificates,diplomas,Visas,SSN,Marriage certificates,divorce papers,Marijuana...

Lost in Transition in Kentucky

Updated 4 months ago

Leaving the field - 571 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...

HLG in Tampa, Florida

Updated 6 months 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...

awilliams1983 in Orem, Utah

Updated 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 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...

steven in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 7 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 8 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...

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Updated 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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...

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