Social work is one of the few areas of education that prepares you to help improve the quality of people's lives in myriad ways. In social work, you'll help at the individual, family, group, and community level providing services that include child welfare, mental health, policy advocacy, assist specific populations (elderly, immigrants, etc.), substance abuse, . . .
This post will examine some of the advantages of a degree in social work over opting for a major in psychology. There are instances where the latter degree is beneficial. We will look at this scenario also. A Personal Choice A career in either field is altruistic. You have made the decision to help others, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. If you aspire to become a clinical social worker, then earning your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is just one step toward your goal. You will need to attain a license to practice clinical social work. While exact licensing requirements vary from state to state, it’s typical for aspiring . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. Before you commit to investing your time and money into graduate school, it’s important to consider your career potential. Are there jobs available for candidates who have the kind of degree you’re pursuing, or could you be wasting years of your life and tens of thousands of dollars on a . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. As you consider your options for earning a master’s in social work (MSW) degree, you may wonder if online learning is a good choice for you. Some of the top master’s in social work degree programs in the nation offer online learning options. Many MSW programs make great use of . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Army Medicine, Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons license. If you’re wondering whether a master’s in social work (MSW) degree is the right choice for you, then you should consider what your career options will be with and without this advanced degree. A bachelor’s degree is sufficient to prepare you for direct-service social work positions . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. Most social workers choose the field not for the money, but because they have a calling to help people. However, social work is an important and at times stressful career, and social workers still need to earn a living. When you complete a master’s in social work (MSW) degree – . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. For most social workers, the occupation isn’t so much a job as it is a calling. Unlike many sought-after degrees, a career in social work isn’t particularly lucrative or prestigious. However, it is rewarding in many other ways – so much so that competition for admission is fierce. Getting into . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. One of the best reasons to choose a traditional, residential bachelor’s in social work degree program is the extensive hands-on field work experience you will gain. While fieldwork experiences aren’t exclusive to on-campus programs of study, many of the top residential bachelor’s in social work degree programs in the United . . .