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Updated 5 hours ago

"Child Protective Specialists" Job Interview Questions. - 1793 Replies

So , what is primarily discussed in the academy ? So far


Updated 14 hours ago

Career transition from social work field - 439 Replies

Wow, your story is similar to mine. I am 36 years old and I was just recently terminated from my second job (which also should have been a lay off)...

Joslyn Hernandez

Updated 23 hours 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.


Updated 23 hours ago

Is social work a bad idea? - 35 Replies

Also, I have worked with people or met people who were social workers who had a MSW or LCSW and make the same salary as me or made less then me. I...


Updated 3 days ago

Failed the LMSW exam 3-times. I am stuck! - 1699 Replies

Try day to day social work on youtube. There is a special on their packages right now for the month of August.

Keith in Downey, California

Updated 10 days ago

LCSW pay actually decent? - 36 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...

DSW candidate in Middletown, New York

Updated 14 days 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...

KeepTruckin in Decatur, Georgia

Updated 15 days ago

To My Fellow Burnt Out Social Workers: Career Change from Social Work. I HATE SOCIAL WORK. - 140 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...

Lost in Transition in Kentucky

Updated 18 days ago

Leaving the field - 583 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...

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...

Lost in Transition in Kentucky

Updated 1 month ago

looking to switch out of social work - 23 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...

Alexandro in Bristol, United Kingdom

Updated 1 month ago

Social Work in America - 77 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...

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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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...

RIck in Waynesville, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

should I change careers to clinical social work or teaching? - 2 Replies

I am planning on going back to school to switch careers. I am torn between the idea of becoming a clinical social workers or an elementary school...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 3 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...

Larissa in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Updated 3 months ago

why are RNs offered the same jobs as LCSW??? - 5 Replies

No disrespect to RNs. They do a wonderful job and are very important to society. However, as I person who is pursing my masters in social work (then...

BMcphee in Hialeah, Florida

Updated 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 7 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 7 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...

Theo in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

Best place in the US for a social worker to live? - 424 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...

Ginny in Southgate, Michigan

Updated 9 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...

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Updated 9 months ago

Psych PhD to Social Worker? - 1 Reply

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

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...

Mika C. in Nashville, Tennessee

Updated 11 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...

RecentCollegeGrad in Valley Stream, New York

Accredited Online MSW Programs for NY Residents

Hi everyone, I have been searching MSW online programs and I found many and unfortunately the two MSW programs that are affordable here in NY is...

treadtalk in New York

Social worker and divorce mediation

Thinking about getting the training for divorce mediation. Doing a little research and it looks like an interesting addition to a private practice....

emmcee in Astoria, New York

Moving into medical social work - advice?

Hi there everyone, After finishing up my MSW, I took an opportunity to move abroad. My MSW wasn't worth much where I lived and I took a job...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 13 months ago

Social work - 2 Replies

Is social work a hard major? Are there lots of tests? Are the papers and assigments hard? I am afraid i will get bad grades on papers when i think...

cooper in Allen Park, Michigan

how to get more clinical experience

I've been in social work for 14 years. As an undergrad, I ran groups, did counseling, foster care, and advocacy work. As am MSW, I do integrated...

crlaf in Ames, Iowa

Updated 14 months ago

Joining NASW - 4 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...

Jenna P in Newark, New Jersey

HELP-my clinical supervisor didn't do the clinical supervision certification course until 1.5 years after we started!

I know that I should have asked her for it to start, but she supervised me at my internship, has worked as a LCSW in NJ for a decade, and has...

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