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Updated 1 hour ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1720 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gail in Brooklyn, New York"]Could you please explain in more details what is included in this exam study package? I have so many of them...


Updated 4 hours ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 2094 Replies

[QUOTE who="amarak in Bronx, New York"]Yes it does. Besides, the number of days you take off accrues on your probation period. Suppose you start on...


Updated 1 day ago

why are RNs offered the same jobs as LCSW??? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="elizaqu in Bronx, New York"]I recently moved back to NYC and have been noticing quite a few positions where qualifications list either...


Capella University

I am looking at online MSW programs and the decision to pick the right one is hard. I am wondering if anyone on here had attended Capella for their...


Updated 7 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 150 Replies

I am an LPC in Louisiana for past 16 years. Every year it becomes harder and harder. The low quality, unstable jobs, crooked business owners, and...


Updated 9 days ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 52 Replies

Ive worked at small nonprofits helping the poor. Not all social workers work in mental health. I have friends who work as medical social workers or...


Updated 14 days ago

social work or OT - 7 Replies

but wouldnt the ots with a masters make more?[QUOTE who="tay94 in Summerville, South Carolina"]I do home health now. You make more because you have a...


Can someone give me suggested paths following a ba in psychology?considering msw

Hello!I'm almost done with my ba in child psychology. Iv'e been told that a ms is pointless in the field unless going for a phd. Alot of social...

Kumar P

Updated 15 days ago

thoughts on Social Work PhD degrees - 213 Replies


Updated 19 days ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 46 Replies

[QUOTE who="socialworker82 in New Orleans, Louisiana"]The key is being licensed. I'm a LCSW and I make 200k a year in Louisiana, Once licensed you...


Updated 21 days ago

should I change careers to clinical social work or teaching? - 6 Replies

All of your posts have been very informative and encouraging. I am also looking into making a switch into social work and would like to know what...


Updated 22 days ago

Career transition from social work field - 447 Replies

I wanted to comment in hopes that I can contribute to someone's despair... I have had so many similar experiences and feelings as most people on this...

Carolyne adoyo

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work in America - 78 Replies

Ím a trained social worker from Kenya ,with we call diploma with over ten years experience ,have been wondering how i can go about the whole thing...


Updated 1 month ago

looking to switch out of social work - 29 Replies

I have my BSW in social work and I began to really dislike this profession early on. My first passion is fashion but I chose Social Work because I...


Question about obtaining LSW

I am a recent BSW graduate. I was hoping someone could help me figure out something about the licensing process. In order to obtain the LSW license...


Updated 1 month ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 427 Replies

[QUOTE who="MeetPanchal in Anaheim, California"]I am a new immigrant who has just shifted to Anaheim in California. I have done my bachelors in...


Want to be a social worker but not ready?

Hi there, I am a senior BSW student getting my degree in social work and I love it so far! I feel like it is my calling to help other people...


Do you regret going into social work?

Seen some negative comments about social work on here but more positive comments on some other forums. What are your thoughts?

Joslyn Hernandez

Updated 2 months ago

Social Work Abroad with US Degree - 144 Replies

Hi, I have a BSW and speak fluently in Spanish. I am passionate in working abroad in Latin America any suggestions would be of great help. Thank you.

DSW candidate in Middletown, New York

Updated 2 months ago

DSW vs PhD - 2 Replies

What have you all heard about some of the advanced social work clinical doctorates programs? University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers are both offering...

Lost in Transition

Updated 2 months ago

Leaving the field - 583 Replies

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]$62 an hour is still pretty good and even if your overhead is a third of that, you're still doing well. I...

770983 in Auburn, Maine

Driving Record

Have had my license a little over two years. Have made several driving mistakes. I have speeding tickets, tickets for parking, one car scrape that...


Switching into school social work after working with adults?

Hello fellow social workers, I was wondering if any social workers out there transitioned from working with adults to school social work. In...

chrysiarose in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Should I Quit My MSW Program?

After completing 8 online classes at a state university, I am dismayed that social work has been stripped of its original purpose and intent by the...

Pranita in Downers Grove, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Career change? - 157 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...

Jax in Princeton, New Jersey

LCSW Eligible Jobs?

I'm wondering which jobs are eligible to count towards clinical hours for the LCSW. Is there a listing, possibly by state (specifically for DC, MD,...

Abraham in Chesterfield, Missouri

Social Worker in DC

Hi everyone, I am planning moving to Washington DC. I recently completed my MSW and preparing to take my LMSW in Missouri. I have learned that I...

Shane in Port Angeles, Washington

Updated 4 months ago

Hospice Social Worker - 10 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...

CheyLovesYou in DC Metro, District of Columbia

I Don't Want to Do Case Management Anymore/

Hi! I am in the DC metro area and I am looking for social work opportunities that do not involve case management. I am currently working at a...

Kat in Potsdam, New York

BA in psych., MSW or CASAC?

I just graduated with my BA in psychology. I had a 4.0 cumulative GPA, a lot of my professors wanted me to get my PhD but I'm not really interested...

powellmer in Minnesota

Updated 4 months ago

Relocation to Florida - 5 Replies

So I am a LICSW (LCSW) here in Massachusetts and will to looking to move to Florida in the next 2 years. I hear that Florida is overloaded with...

Anchika in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

Job opportunities for international students in the field of Social work in US? - 2 Replies

Hello All, I am currently studying at an MSW program and planned to get graduate in 2013 fall. Being an international student I am really worried...

MSW in California in Chico, California

Updated 5 months ago

Stressed new graduate lookig for a social work job - 291 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...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

Paid Per Client - Should I Take the Job? - 1 Reply

Hello! Currently weighing options. I really need, due to my financial situation, to try and make as much as possible when I first start out working...

BMcphee in Hialeah, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

Recruiter for social Worker - 7 Replies

Are there any recruiters in San Diego who will help with finding jobs in Social Work ? Thnx!

Toni in Morganville, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

re-entering the field after an absence - 13 Replies

I have been a medical social worker for 17 years in NYC hospitals, but resigned my job five years ago when the hospital I worked for (as did so many...

Jacky in Simi Valley, California

Updated 7 months ago

How am I suppose to get supervision hours for my LCSW (husband is military and I want a VA job) - 15 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...

SSW Student in Torrance, Ontario

Questions for Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Hi, my name is Stefanie and I am a social service worker student at Georgian College. I am compiling information about what it is like to work in the...

Joanie53 in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 7 months ago

Uncertainty LCSW.. - 1 Reply

I dreamt of being a social worker since age 15 as one happened to be a role model for me. This was due to being raised as a ward of the state for...

Camille McDaniel in Atlanta, Georgia

Need A WEBSITE FOR YOUR BUSINESS? I'm an LPC doing web design

Do you need a client-attracting website for your business? Being represented on social media is great BUT make sure you are being represented on...

jelo in Northport, New York

Former Employer Refusal to Sign Off on Supervison Hours

I’ll try to make this as brief as possible. Approx. 2 yrs. ago I was employed as an LMSW or “Case Coordinator” at a psych. hospital’s chemical dep....

Alex in Carmel, New York

MFT Intern looking for clinical placement, PLEASE HELP

Hello everyone, I've never used this platform before. I was wondering is there anyone who knows of a clinical site that will accept marriage and...

ThatGal in Northridge, California

Updated 9 months ago

Career advice - 2 Replies

Hi, I hope this is the correct forum. I graduated in 2014 from UC Davis with a B.S in Human Development. I was a transfer with two A.A degrees. I...

Girl from Chicago in Bellwood, Illinois

MSW student deciding what direction to go in. School or Geriatric SWK?

I am in my foundation year of my Master's degree. I am trying to decide between becoming a School Social Worker or Geriatric/Medical Social...

Lee in Southaven, Mississippi

Updated 9 months ago

wanting to call it quits - 48 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...

Ginny in Southgate, Michigan

Updated 11 months ago

Social work or accounting? - 9 Replies

I know this probably sounds like a strange question, considering they are such different fields. But I have my reasons for asking: First of all, I...

Hope for my future in Sevierville, Tennessee

Have to pay to gain supervised hours for LCSW?

Hi, I was researching going into a master's counseling program until I found out you have to pay to be supervised. Is this the way it goes for...

Kayla in North Olmsted, Ohio

Changing jobs

I recently moved to Ohio and I am struggling to find a job that doesn't require an LSW I recently moved here so the standards are different from...


Psych PhD to Social Worker?

Can you get a job as a social worker with a PhD in Psychology (not clinical)?

Mika C. in Nashville, Tennessee

Updated 14 months ago

Have you been successful in Social Work? Please tell your story! - 12 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...

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