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uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island

Updated 9 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 9 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...

brittle_star in Wilmington, California

Updated 10 months ago

CAREER CHANGE: SCHOOL COUNSELING TO SOCIAL WORK? - 4 Replies

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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 14 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 14 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...

ABC FOSTER AGENCY - WARNING in Los Angeles, California

Updated 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 14 months ago

Social Workers in NYC - 2 Replies

Hello all! How does it go, I'm a "longtime listener, first time caller". Have been lurking a while but my plans to move are firming up, so I...

Kat in Melbourne, Australia

Updated 14 months ago

LCSW salaries in different countries? - 1 Reply

It seems from researching on the internet that Licensed clinical social workers have much higher salaries in other countries (ie. Canada, Australia...

Jen Marr in Kokomo, Indiana

Life changing opportunity if you know anyone interested

New Song is a unique ministry that seeks to care for fatherless, impoverished, emotionally challenged children-some of whom are modern day...

Psmith92789 in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 15 months ago

Are Lcsw salaries that bad? - 1 Reply

I read that the average salary for an LCSW in CT is upwards of $65,000 a year? No its certainly not rich but it more than livable and you can live...

Anne in Austin, Texas

Updated 16 months ago

Social Work Abroad FAQ - 7 Replies

My Name is Ryan, I'm an International Recruitment Consultant with HCL Social Care(http://www.hclsocialcare.com/) Right now there is a tremendous...

findjob in North Carolina

Updated 17 months ago

Is it possible to complete Field Education outside of regular Business Hours - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm currently starting a program for MSW. I have a full time job in a non related field, so it is hard for me to ask time off from my current...

pw in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Website for tracking CEU hours?

Hi, all. I'm a software developer and my girlfriend is a social worker. She's mentioned what a PITA it is for her to track her required CEU and...

dandelion in California

New(ish) Grad

Hello- I'm 23 years old and I have my Bachelor's in Liberal Arts, emphasis in Social Work. I'm currently working in Child Welfare as a social...

Hector Travieso in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

1 click apply - 1 Reply

indeed has a lot of jobs but it is very time consuming to go to each job site and apply separately is there any tools or soemthing where i can just...

NYMSW in Bronx, New York

Will combining my MSW with a MPH, MHA, or MBA improve my salary/career options?

Ok, I have a ton of hands on experience in healthcare as an EMT and EKG/Phleb. tech. I wanted to do nursing initially for the money, come to find out...

mkyeung in New York, New York

Updated 18 months ago

MSW-Job and visa related issues - 2 Replies

Hi! I am new to this forum, and I am really happy I found it. Well, a little bit about myself. I have about 3 years of experience of working with a...

Tom Smiley in Eureka, California

Updated 18 months ago

Career as a Social Worker - 8 Replies

Is any one on here a Social Worker that works with special needs kids (Autism)? Im really interesting in pursing this as a career. How is the pay,...

Lalaloopzifan in Elmhurst, New York

Social work major for medical school

Would a social work major in the undergrad level (BSW) be a good major for medical school? I'm hoping to major in social work while taking the...

A in Malinta, Ohio

Updated 19 months ago

uphill battle for social work career - 1 Reply

I am at the age of 29 and never had a direction or guidance in life for a career. I graduated in 2010 with a 2.33 gpa bachelor's of sociology and...

Mr harry in Amagasaki, Japan

Jobs with an incomplete Social Work degree

Does anyone know what jobs a person could get with an incomplete MSW and a bachelors in unrelated field (BA). Let's say about 8-10 courses or 24-30...

Social Worker 2013 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Updated 20 months 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...

Lauren Nel in West Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 21 months 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...

Chrissie Mooney in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 21 months 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 22 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?

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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...

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...

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