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roseher1953 in Palmdale, California

Updated 19 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 846 Replies

I would say I am a competent social worker. I always receive positive feedback regarding my performance in previous work places. However, I have poor...

Social Worker 2013 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Updated 19 days ago

Relocation Advice? - 3 Replies

Hey guys. I'll be graduating soon with my Masters in SW and was wondering if anyone has successful relocation stories post-graduation? Did you wait...

Miii&u in Sevierville, Tennessee

Is Social Work a Satisfying Career for an Investigator?

I've been trying to find a career path because I'm going to go back to college soon, and I've decided that, if I want to ENJOY my job, it has to be...

angrymf111 in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 25 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 10 Replies

If you are not a burnt out social worker or counselor, please don't respond. I want this to be an open forum for those who are truly losing their...

Nids in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 26 days ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 399 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...

Lauren Nel in West Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Is Medical Social Work Worth It? - 4 Replies

Hi, I am considering applying for my MSW, and would like to work for a hospital. Hospitals require LCSWs, so I would need to work under a LCSW...

Annebc in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Career transition from social work field - 383 Replies

I am in my late thirties and have been a clinical social worker for my entire adult working life. I have experience in a variety of mental health,...

Lauren Nel in West Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work Jobs (Work from home-Only) - 1 Reply

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...

goodmiss10 in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Should I continue with graduate school to get my MSW? - 7 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...

Lydia in New Albany, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 138 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...

Nurse Rachet in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 8 Replies

Its always said that social workers make no money (and yes I agree that with a bachelors they don't) but at the hospital I volunteer at the licensed...

chris in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 702 Replies

I have an interview with the ACS in NY for the Child Protective Specialists position. I wonder if anyone can give me any tips for the interview and...

Chrissie Mooney in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Hospice Social Worker - 8 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...

sholescurtis in Belfast, Maine

Updated 2 months ago

Jobs in the field with only a BSW - 6 Replies

Hello, I want to go into the field of Social Work, however I'm curious as to the opportunities available for those with only a BSW. One thing I...

Ragz in Chandigarh, India

Nitin is very good

I can't even believe how good Nitin is, what do you guys think?

Sakhile in South Africa

Updated 2 months ago

Social Work in South Africa - 596 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...

BLUEGRENSMITH in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

How am I suppose to get supervision hours for my LCSW (husband is military and I want a VA job) - 12 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...

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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...

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago

Leaving the field - 560 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...

Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

So scared about finding a decent job after graduation - 1 Reply

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,...

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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...

Kathleen in San Francisco, California

Updated 8 months ago

looking to switch out of social work - 7 Replies

Hi I graduated my BSW. I went into the program with high expectation and came out with so many doubts. I wish I would have listened to my gut and...

Deb Thompson in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 8 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 8 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 9 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...

Sonia Anthony in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 10 months ago

Social Work in America - 68 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...

lmc in Torrington, Connecticut

school social worker

Hi all, I currently work as a clinician in a group home for adolescent males on the autism spectrum with PTSD. I am looking to switch up my career...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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

frustrated

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...

amtakatye3@gmail.com in South Africa

Updated 10 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 10 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...

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