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Stephanie G

Updated 2 days ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 947 Replies

[QUOTE who="Stephanie G in Bronx, New York"]Ok good luck and please keep up posted after the interview .[/QUOTE] You're welcome .

Victory. .. Finally!!!!

Updated 3 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1552 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ashley in Charleston, West Virginia"]I have my Masters degree but just a LSW. I Tried for the LGSW but missed it by one so I haven't...


Updated 9 days ago

on-call compensation for ed social workers - 1 Reply

we work on call on a rotational basis every 6-9 weeks. we are in house in the hospital on Sat and take a day off which is a floating day off which we...


Updated 10 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 63 Replies

Very important to keep in mind- this profession varies widely state to state in terms of respect, positions, and salary. To the point were you often...

nissan puri

Updated 12 days ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 23 Replies

I was thinking to join social work courses and i have research but conclusively i have found its hard to get the job... Now will anyone suggest me...


Updated 18 days ago

Social work or accounting? - 7 Replies

One of the reasons why I went for a MSW is the oppurtunity to find many different jobs. It's a very versitile field. You can make decent money...


Updated 24 days ago

Career transition from social work field - 421 Replies

[QUOTE who="pfishemsw in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania"]Hello "Losing Compassion" Wow, that would be a commute from Reading to the suburbs of Philly. I...


Updated 25 days ago

Leaving the field - 575 Replies

[QUOTE who="whatnext2017 in Mansfield, Texas"]I am looking into the MSW/MBA program my local university offers. My ultimate career goals are either...


Updated 28 days ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 290 Replies

I have a MSW degree and have taken the LGSW exam many times and failed. I have a lot of volunteer work and 6 months at DHHR and still can't get a...


looking for your own independent business helping people?

I am ready to retire and sell my turn-key, community-based Alzheimer's prevention program. This evidence-based healthy-brain lifestyle education...


Hello! I'm hoping to get some insights on the software used by social services providers

If you are a caseworker at a nonprofit, private, or public organization, please fill out the survey below. I'm seeking insights on case management...


Updated 1 month ago

looking to switch out of social work - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kathleen in San Francisco, California"]Hi, I just graduated with my Master's in social work back in May and shortly after relocated...


Is California a good place to be a social worker?

I'm a grad student in TN and I plan to graduate with a MSSW in May 2018. Thinking about moving out of state after graduating and I have my eyes on...


Updated 1 month ago

TIRED OF STRUGGLING: As AN MSW / LMSW in South Georgia - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="JadeH in Unadilla, Georgia"]Graduated with BSW in '04. Graduated with MSW in '07. Got LMSW in '08 and have been working in medical...


Updated 1 month ago

Getting into social work - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lori in Halifax, Nova Scotia"]Not sure what it would be like in your state because I am in Canada. I have a BSW and I applied to several...

Ex Counselor

Updated 1 month ago

Please help me out... LMSW vs. Accounting/Finance career? - 5 Replies

Also, each military branch/base has Office of Work-Life Programs - Personal Financial Management Program(PFMP). Often they list the personnel. Or...


Updated 1 month 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...

Melody Herring in Palmdale, California

Updated 2 months ago

Bilingual Preferred - 8 Replies

I was just curious exactly what is meant by "Bilingual Preferred." Does that really mean the company is set on hiring a bilingual candidate and is...

Paul E.Falcon in Toronto, Ontario

Any intrusion protection services?

Hi, Does anyone use any intrusion protection services? I am in a search for one both for my residence and office. I often have many data saved in...

Michael W in New York, New York

Updated 3 months ago

wanting to call it quits - 42 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...

Swk in Linden, Michigan

Social work

Is social work a hard major? Are there lots of tests? Are the papers and assigments hard? I am afraid i will get bad grades on papers when i think...

mm7k7k in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

How much do social workers interact with others in mental health? (Counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists)

Hi everyone, I am doing research on how much mental health specialists (counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists) interact with social workers....

Perla in Houston, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 140 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...

Michael W in New York, New York

Updated 3 months ago

Social Work Grad Student- Career Advice? - 2 Replies

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...

OHLISW-S in Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

advice needed - 2 Replies

A coworker of mine is a social worker who has been seeing the divorced parent of a child who is seeing a social worker that she supervises. My...

Swk in Howell, Michigan

Social work

What are assignments like in a social work bachelor program? Are the tests hard? Is a 2.4 gpa hard to maintain? What are the seminars like do u get...

msw in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 4 months ago

Thoughts of Being A Social Worker in 2016... - 1 Reply

I am currently doing my undergrad majoring in Psychology. I currently live in Canada and so, I am planning to get my MSW in California and will...

JA in Round Rock, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 421 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...

shawn in New York, New York

Updated 4 months ago

MSW programs in NY area - 308 Replies

I am interested in returning to school for my MSW. I am not policy oriented and my main interest is clinical practice. Since I have other...

Cyndi in Clarksville, Indiana

Updated 5 months ago

How am I suppose to get supervision hours for my LCSW (husband is military and I want a VA job) - 13 Replies

ANy information from you LCSW's out there would be VERY much appreicated. I completed my Masters in Social Work and I did take all the clinical...

ShaKay21 in Dallas, Texas

The Road to LCWS

Currently working Utilization Review and Intake at a psychiatric hospital. Where can I find clinical work to start my supervision for LCSW. Anybody...

franny55 in Brooklyn, New York

Experienced Licensed Social Worker Returning To The Workforce After Caregiving For 17 Years

I am an LMSW with years of experience in child welfare as well as internships with the developmentally disabled and adolescents in a school...

Jenn in Kent, Washington

Updated 6 months ago

Are there any case managers on here?? please help! - 1 Reply

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!...

Jenn in Kent, Washington

Updated 6 months ago

Seeking advice: Concerned about salary, should I switch my major? - 3 Replies

I can really use some help deciding whether or not I should do this... I live in NYC and am finishing up an AA in Human Services. I would be...

Jenn in Kent, Washington

Updated 6 months ago

Beginning Social Worker - 2 Replies

Hello I am a recent graduate. I have My BSW and I am furiously looking for a job in my field. Unfortunately I do not have my driver's license and...

AJSW84 in Smithtown, New York

Looking to relocate to a different state

Hello All, I am looking to relocate from NY to the southeastern region (GA or FLA) or DMV region. I am going to be graduating with my MSW in...

Xorainydaysoox in Boston, Massachusetts

Social worker in a nursing home

Hi everyone. I'm currently working at a nursing home as a recreation specialist (fancy name for activities aide) and I graduated with a BSW. I'm...

tcaud in Miamisburg, Ohio

Updated 7 months ago

BA in psych... jobs? - 2 Replies

A year ago I completed my BA in psychology. I finished through Union Institute and University, an online non-profit. I was invited to apply to the...

In need of in Henderson, Nevada

Updated 7 months ago

want to change career from social work - 1 Reply

I graduated from school May of 2015 with a degeree in social work. I applied to lots of jobs but i ended up doing home health care because they were...

In need of in Henderson, Nevada

In need of cheap ASWB study guide

Does anyone know of a cheap place to get a used ASWB study guide? Most are 50+ bucks. I'm taking the bachelor's level exam.

mhworkersamerica in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mental Health Worker of America

Mental Health Workers of America is a brand new, free forum for mental health professionals at ALL levels of education and experience to speak...

Carolyn Kramer in New york, New York

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...

Kat777 in Cincinnati, Ohio

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...

samsara in London, Ontario

Updated 9 months ago

new MSW grad in Canada seeking career advice - 1 Reply

I graduated with a 2 yr MSW last summer and have been struggling to find work in the field in Ontario, Canada. I think it's because I am a new grad...

Bienkie in Robertsbridge, United Kingdom

Updated 9 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...

Karen KerschmannLCSW in San Diego, California

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...

Hospice sw in Naples, Florida

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 in Naples, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Supervision hours in Florida - 1 Reply

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....

Malia in Houston, Texas


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...

UrbanMidwest in Bridgeview, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

Joining NASW - 3 Replies

I'm done with wasting money for NASW membership every year. That's almost $200 a year I can use for other, more necessary and helpful things. After...

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