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sparrow in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 67 months ago

Social Work in Australia? - 8 Replies

Hi All, The Northern Territory Government of Australia has partnered with HCL Social Care and will be coming to Canada to interview candidates for...

Faith84 in Michigan

Updated 68 months ago

How to get started in the field of addiction treatment?? - 1 Reply

I have a BA in Communications and I'm really interested in becoming a councilor/ psychologist with a specialty in drug and alcohol addiction and...

Diego in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 68 months ago

Sw - 1 Reply

Hi I've been a sw in the uk for 10 years and a manager in the children looked after field for the past 5 I am thinking of emigrating to US but all...

darnell239 in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 68 months ago

opinions regarding a post MSW graduate certificate - 2 Replies

I would like to hear some opinions about working on a graduate certificate. I am a MSW graduated in 2002 but never held an "actual social work job."...

mr.c in Yonkers, New York

Updated 68 months ago

Social Worker MSW - 1 Reply

I recently graduated with my Master of Social Work but I am finding it difficult to find a job. If anyone has advice or ideas for job opportunities,...

onesw in Vancouver, British Columbia

What do you like/love about being a social worker?

There are so many SW discussion threads online that contain negative messages about the profession. Thought it might be a good idea for those of us...

CdnSocialWorker in Vancouver, British Columbia

Question for US Social Workers re: Job Security

Hi all, I graduated with a BSW a few years ago, worked at a local hospital for some time, and then went back to school for a MSW. I now work in...

ladymeek@*****.*** in Abingdon, United Kingdom

Updated 69 months ago

Interview Preparation - 9 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming social worker interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Kimberly in Far Rockaway, New York

Updated 69 months ago

Do hospital social workers have to make home visits? - 1 Reply

I am considering going to school to pursue an MSW but I am having serious anxiety regarding my decision. I know that regardless if you are a teacher,...

sb81083@*****.*** in Calcutta, India

Updated 69 months ago

social work in Cape Town/Gauteng - 5 Replies

Hi there, I am a qualified social worker and is currently looking for work in South Africa, either Cape Town or Gauteng, Pretoria if...

John in Lynbrook, New York


I have two dwai convictions, both are infractions. One was 22 years ago, and the other was 7 years ago. I'm having a difficult time finding a...

Mary in Peoria, Arizona

Updated 70 months ago

MSW private practice in Colorado - 2 Replies

I know that in Colorado you can open your own private practice without LCSW. I also noticed that people with some strange degrees open pracices...

Ash in Roselle, New Jersey

Updated 70 months ago

MSW programs in NJ/NY Area - 1 Reply

Hi, I have my BA in psychology and I am lookin into a MSW (clinical Track) program in the NY/NJ that offers a weekend program. Does anyone which...

Shireen in Cape Town, South Africa

Working as a social worker in Australia or New Zealand

Good afternoon colleagues. I am a social worker who is currently contemplating relocating to Australia or New Zealand. I am currently in the...

richardzhartley in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Updated 71 months ago

What to expect from MSW Program.... - 1 Reply

I start Rutgers MSW program next month. I am nervous and anxious > I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions or comments about their experiences...

Dian in Lakebay, Washington

Updated 71 months ago

Medical Social Workers...hard to find? - 5 Replies

I'm actually not in a position where I'm trying to find a job. I'm currently working as a medical social worker. Our department currently has a...

ehustleonlinedotcom in Stafford, Virginia

Updated 71 months ago

BSE to MSW - 3 Replies

My Bachelor of Science degree is in Education (Early Childhood). Unfortunately, I just didn't "feel it" while in the classroom not to mention the...

moorev77 in Prescott, Arizona

Updated 71 months ago

Social Worker or Occupational Therapist - 4 Replies

I am really torn between these 2 careers, I can picture myself doing both but I think social work would make me more happy, my only concern is the...

Monica in Renton, Washington

Job Satisfaction as a Social Worker?

I'm debating whether or not to start a career as a social worker. I currently have a B.A. in Psychology and not sure what career to pursue. One...

socialwkr in Missouri

Updated 71 months ago

If I get an MSW in clinical social work, can I still become a regular child social worker? - 1 Reply

can i be both a clinical child therapist and a social worker?

footballfan90 in Seattle, Washington

MSW: Future Career in Veteran's Affairs

I am applying for MSW programs this fall, and am looking for programs that would offer excellent curriculum and practicum experiences that would...

socialwkr in Missouri

Updated 72 months ago

What topics do Social Workers cover, and what topics can a LCSW advise on? Difference between the two? - 5 Replies

What's the difference between a regular MSW, social worker and a LCSW? I know that the LCSW requires an additional 2 years of clinical practice, but...

Zahrah in Chicago, Illinois

MSW student working in the UK or Canada

Hello, I recently graduated from Virginia Commonwealth Univ. with my BSW and have now begun an ASP MSW program at the University of Illinois at...

lebomaphoto in Midrand, South Africa

want to know if possible to sturdy SW with S matric certificate at University with computer literate certificate from college.

Am 25yrs now so i want to sturdy SW from next years.Please give me advice to reach my dream job.

Al in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Social Work Job in Africa

I am a graduate with MSW, and M.ED . Social work job in Africa. I am looking for a Social Work Job in Africa. Can someone help as to what I need to...

Ambivalent in Seattle in Seattle, Washington

Updated 72 months ago

Best type of Social Work - 5 Replies

I'm currently in school for Social Work and I was just wondering what types of Social Work I could go into. I'm just curious trying to decide exactly...

Marianne in Freeport, New York

Need help studying for LMS

Looking for a study partner, I've taken the exam 4 times already! I can't find a job to save my life. Anybody have any suggestions?????????????????...

Celeste in Little Rock, Arkansas

Updated 73 months ago

How to get MSW paid for?? - 4 Replies

Hi! I am currently in school studying psychology for my undergrad degree. I am set on getting my MSW (not sure where yet)... but, I wanted to know...

sighing in Southern, New Jersey

Updated 73 months ago

Finding a school social work job - 1 Reply

I am entering an MSW program at the University of Washington in the fall. Ultimately, I'd like to be an elementary or middle school social worker. ...

eCo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 73 months ago

becoming a social worker - 2 Replies

i wanna become a social worker and im 30 years old is there any way i dont have to go to school for ten years ????

SWAustralia in Perth, Australia

Updated 73 months ago

Wanting to relocate to the US - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm Yoga, currently working in Brisbane, Australia. I've got 2 years experience working in Child Protection here in Australia and was looking...

etml in Chicago, Illinois

Where should I apply (msw)

Many MSW programs have biology requirements and statistic requirements. I never took biology and got a D in stats . I have a 3.05 cumulative and...

TAMUstudent in Dallas, Texas

Is it possible to be a child abuse investigator & child psychologist at the same time?

Also, I'm going to get an MSW, but would I also need to get a PhD to be a licenced psychologist?

hill1940@*****.*** in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Social Worker

I am a Social Worker with a BSW and Graduate courses in Health and Public ADM. I am presently working in Mental Health. Perphaps this is a area to...

lavacreek in Lehi, Utah

cis there reciprocity between Nevada and Utah for LCSW's? I want to go to Utah from Nevada.

I would like to know if I can start a practice in Utah when my LCSW is issued by The State of Nevada. I would like to know soon, if I don't get the...

LCSW in TX in Austin, Texas

Updated 74 months ago

I have some questions about the field and would really appreciate some advice. - 2 Replies

First of all, I want to thank each of you for the wonderful difference you all make in this world. I know people don't go into this field to get...

newman9com in Houston, Texas

Houston Group Homes

What are some of the Juvenile and Mental disability group home companies here in the Houston area? I have experience working in overnight group home...

Dennis Chow in Anonymous Proxy

Updated 74 months ago

Can Social Workers have tattoos? - 1 Reply

I want to get a tattoo (in black and white)about 5 inches in length of two butterflies on the inside of my wrist. Would it look unprofessional?

happiness in Dallas, Texas

Is social work a rewarding career?

I plan to get an MSW and become a social worker that investigates child abuse. Is it a rewarding career? Why are some social workers looked at...

darnell239 in Columbia, South Carolina

NC vs SC LCSW licensure

If anyone can answer this question or has some input please respond. Is it easier to obtain a LCSW/LISW in NC or SC? Please explan your decision. ...

VFB in Lansing, Illinois

Updated 74 months ago

Social Work jobs in North Carolina - 2 Replies

Hello Everyone! If you live and work in North Carolina as a Social Worker, can you tell me how the job market looks for Social Works with a MSW?...

hazel in Dallas, Texas

NYC or Texas, which offers more social work positions?

Out of the 2 regions, in which one is easier to find a job for someone with an MSW?

Ricky Mike in London, United Kingdom

Updated 74 months ago

STUDENT LOAN - 2 Replies

Licensed Social Workers should not have to repay student loans! We do not earn enough to do that! Basically, there needs to be some incentive...

Erica in Dallas, Texas

Social Worker in 2 different places?

Can you be a social worker in the US and in another country? Is it possible to split your time working in American and abroad?

Meo in Davis, California

MFT's get paid more than LCSW's? (California)

Do MFT's get paid more than LCSW's? That's why my friend is insisting, but I thought it was the other way around.

darnell239 in Columbia, South Carolina

school social work

I have an MSW and I interned as a school social worker several years ago. I do have a LMSW but limited experience as social worker although I have...

socialwkr in Missouri

Updated 75 months ago

Social Worker Salary - 3 Replies

Hi, I am a college student who is torn between becoming an OT and a Social Worker. There are two factors, one being job availability and salary. I...

oregonamy1972 in Albany, Oregon

Updated 76 months ago

Hospital Social Work? - 2 Replies

I've been living abroad for a number of years--had a unique low vision counseling job in an English hospital, which I enjoyed. Now that I'm back in...

annyomus in marietta, Georgia

Updated 76 months ago

Should i get my Masters? - 3 Replies

I have been working as a social worker for 15 years, with a BA degree. As you can imagine my salary is not much, as i work for a non-profit. I know...

goonerkatie in Watford, United Kingdom

English person studying for MSW in California ..........

Hello I was wondering if anyone has any experience in this area before I make a life changing decision :-) I am planning to read for the MSW next...

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