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Rose Stevens

Updated 2 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1459 Replies

You are absolutely correct! When will we stand together to change things. I recently failed by 1 point and was able to appeal it. I will sit YET...


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...


Updated 7 days ago

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

I just graduated this year, and currently working as a medical social worker. Many social worker jobs have a low salary, but it depends on where you...

Ms. Lisamarie

Updated 8 days ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 851 Replies

[QUOTE who="evelyn in New York, New York"]Hello everyone, I took exam 3342 back in January 2013. I'm hoping to get called by early next year. My...


Updated 8 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island"]OK - 1/2 the posters in here are NOT social workers, they have degrees and positions that are not in...


Updated 13 days ago

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

Hey Guys, Just wondering if anyone is able to give me some pointers. Iam from the UK and moved to Texas in March. I have completed my Jurisprudence...


Updated 21 days ago

MSW programs in NY area - 308 Replies

what are the chances of getting accepted if your GPA is under a 3.0?

Good intentions

Updated 23 days ago

Career transition from social work field - 411 Replies

I have not read all of the posts but I think it's great that there is a place where people can realistically share their experience of what it's like...


Updated 24 days ago

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

I recently attended an ethics training were an active duty LCSW had flown in from another state. She reported that KY and PA were the most military...

Katherine Nicolau

Updated 29 days ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 138 Replies

Hi. I'm currently working on my MSW and am interested in working in the UK. If you are still willing to share your experience I would really like to...

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...

Marie in Catlettsburg, Kentucky

Updated 1 month ago

looking to switch out of social work - 13 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...

Juli in Woodbridge, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 287 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...

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...

Wishful thinking in Roseville, California

Updated 2 months ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 21 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...

tesolareclipes in Encinitas, California

Updated 2 months ago

Bilingual Preferred - 7 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...

Jenn in Kent, Washington

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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...

2donewithSW in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 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...

tcaud in Miamisburg, Ohio

Updated 2 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 2 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 5 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 5 months ago

Social Work in South Africa - 601 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 5 months ago

Social Work Grad Student- Career Advice? - 1 Reply

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...

Hospice sw in Naples, Florida

Updated 5 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 5 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...

UrbanMidwest in Bridgeview, Illinois

Updated 5 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...

UrbanMidwest in Bridgeview, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

MSW age limit? - 1 Reply

I already have a Master degree but I can't find any project management job. I have nearly 10 years of social work experience so I guess I need a MSW...

UrbanMidwest in Bridgeview, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

school social worker - 2 Replies

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...

uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island

Updated 6 months ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 13 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...

uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island

Updated 6 months ago

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

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

Nicole in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

Social work and working abroad? - 2 Replies

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

Nicole in Chicago, Illinois

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...

lashawnda rodgers in Cary, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 210 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...

brittle_star in Wilmington, California

Updated 7 months ago


Hi. I'm looking for some feedback. I have an MA in educational counseling, which I got in 2005. I've been working as a school counselor, both...

JohnnyC1979 in Worthing, United Kingdom

Updated 7 months ago

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

Hi, As above I'm looking to move to Australia. I'm a qualified Social Worker with 2 plus years experience in front line Child Protection, I've...

lauraspartz@*****.*** in Washington, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 months ago

Prospective Social Worker - 2 Replies

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...

lauraspartz@*****.*** in Washington, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 months ago

Best steps to get a state job? - 2 Replies

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...

lauraspartz@*****.*** in Washington, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 months ago

Transition to Social Work field - 2 Replies

Hi! I currently work in the financial services field and would like to transition to a social work job. I know step # 1 is getting accepted to...

HLG in Tampa, Florida

Updated 10 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...

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