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28 12, 2018

Top 5 MSW Programs for Working with Traumatized Populations

2018-11-07T19:02:31+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

From interpersonal violence to natural disasters, traumatic experiences are wide ranging. Trauma can impact any member of society and even be passed down through generations. While trauma is universal, some groups of people are more vulnerable to trauma’s effects than others. Traumatic experiences can have a serious impact on a person’s mental health, social functioning, [...]

13 03, 2018

Title IV-E Stipend Could Help Pay For Your MSW

2018-03-13T21:37:50+00:00By |Careers, Education, Industry Articles & Topics|

For prospective social work students with an interest in working in the field of child welfare and child protection, the Title IV-E stipend program is able to provide financial and educational support through participating universities in the United States. What is the Title IV-E Stipend Program? In the late 1970’s, government officials and child welfare [...]

1 03, 2017

How Social Workers Become Expert Witnesses

2018-05-31T16:18:12+00:00By |Careers, Industry Articles & Topics|

Social workers are increasingly required to appear in court as key expert witnesses. What does this involve and how do social workers become "court ready"? In recent years, social workers have become increasingly valued as expert witnesses across a wide range of areas including domestic violence, child welfare, parental rights, sexual assault, guardianship, mental and [...]

1 02, 2017

How to Become a Social Worker. Hear it from Social Workers in the Field

2017-12-07T20:22:02+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

How to Become a Social Worker Noted American Pacifist and social worker Jane Addams once was famously quoted as saying “the good we secure ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.” In this article, we'll cover how to become a social worker. Like Jane [...]

17 01, 2017

How Becoming a Social Worker Helped Me Navigate the World of Disabilities for My Son

2017-12-07T20:22:30+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

How did becoming a social worker help me navigate the world of disabilities for my son? Here is a little bit about our situation and what lead us down this road and why becoming a social worker was so important to me. Background on Myself: I work as a family resource specialist for a Non-for-profit. I [...]

2 01, 2017

Interested in Becoming a Social Worker? Find Out Why I Became a Social Worker

2017-12-07T20:19:08+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Interested in Becoming a Social Worker? Here is my story why becoming a social worker was my calling. I hope it inspires and gives hope. My dad’s side of the family was always very interesting to me. He was told he got off the bus as a child and went immediately to foster care because [...]

12 10, 2016

NASW’s Call For The Behavioral Health Care Manager

2016-11-02T19:06:08+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

The National Association of Social Workers has put out a call for social workers to inform themselves about a unique social work position, Behavioral Health Care Manager, and advocate for social workers to be included in the language and official job requisites for this title and funding eligibility. What is a Behavioral Health Care Manager? [...]

5 10, 2016

Taking Action on Social Work Student Loan Debt

2018-05-31T16:15:56+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Social Work Student Loan Debt Continues to Outpace Social Work Salaries: Learn More About Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers Social work student loan debt is a growing issue in the social services community. Being a social worker is a multifaceted role that requires caring, committed, and educated people to deliver the crucial services to populations [...]