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How valuable is a Master's in Social Work? A Bachelor's degree? A PhD?

I am considering a Social Work major or a Psychiatric major. Nearing the end of senior year (high school)? #career-choice...

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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar Yvette Boafo, MSW’s Avatar Alyssa Kregel’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Maggie C.’s Avatar Maggie C.
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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton | Board of Directors Inter/Govern Relations Human Services Chair. ... Yes in todays economy and the new world order you must ...

How much experience do you need before you apply to jobs to become a social worker?

I want to be a social worker #job...

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Debbie Yoro MSW, LCSW’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar
Active Aug 05 at 14:18

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Posted by Micah S.’s Avatar Micah S.
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Debbie Yoro MSW, LCSW | Behavioral Health focuses on health and well being After getting your social work degree (BSW or MSW) feel free ...

Do you feel you are making a positive impact?

I want to make a difference, and want a job where I can feel like I had a positive impact on someone's life....

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Anthony Sanchez’s Avatar Shelby Montgomery’s Avatar Trisa Thompson’s Avatar
Active Jun 20 at 08:15

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Posted by Christina S.’s Avatar Christina S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Christina, As you can see from the previous answers, there ...

What are the different jobs social workers can have?

I know I want to be a social worker, and I know there are various jobs that they can do, and I would like to know more about them....

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Active Jun 19 at 11:25

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Posted by Christina S.’s Avatar Christina S.
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Brittany Holtzclaw | Manager, Community Partnerships at Opportunity Village Social work can take you many places! I’ll give the example ...

What is the best part about being a social worker?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. I have a fellow classmate who wants to become a social worker. I've heard that it's a "thankless" job. Why would they want to do it? What makes the job worth it?...

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Madeline Cintron-Hall, LCSW’s Avatar Yvette Boafo, MSW’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar Shu Zhang’s Avatar
Active Aug 07 '17 at 01:10

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Posted by Anina H.’s Avatar Anina H.
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Madeline Cintron-Hall, LCSW | Licensed Clinical Social Worker/School Social Worker The career is focused on helping others and meeting them where ...

What can you do with a Bachelor's Degree in social work?

Hi, I want to be a social worker but I'm not sure if I want to get a Master's Degree or not. Is getting a Master's worth the extra schooling?...

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Kelly McMahon’s Avatar Yvette Boafo, MSW’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar
Active Jul 28 '17 at 23:44

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Posted by Alyssa A.’s Avatar Alyssa A.
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Kelly McMahon | Strategic HR Business Partner - Sales Obtaining a Master's degree is generally always worth the additional schooling ...

How has being a social worker impacted you? What has been the most rewarding experience that you have had as a social worker?

Hi! I am a freshman in college and majoring in musical theatre and social science. When I graduate, I want to go to graduate school to get a master's in social work. Because I am planning to pursue a career in social work, specifically adoption social work or child welfare, I was wondering how...

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Yandira Melon’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar
Active Aug 09 '17 at 00:27

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Posted by Alicia L.’s Avatar Alicia L.
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Yandira Melon | EAP Counselor Hi there These are great questions because they are the ones ...

when going for a msw is it better to get a clinical social work or a family and children focus if I want to have a group home. Considering some children may need to be diagnosed before entering the group home.

I was told that if I wanted to own a group home I would need to have experience working and dealing with children but someone recommended the clinical social work degree saying that it would include knowledge of childhood development and would give me more reach as a social worker....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by Dionne H.’s Avatar Dionne H.
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Yandira Melon | EAP Counselor Akthough my focus is not families and children I would recommend ...

What can you do for a career with o ly a bachelors in social work?

I am majoring in social work #social-work...

#intercultural-awareness

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Yandira Melon’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar
Active Aug 07 '17 at 00:54

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Posted by Bethany S.’s Avatar Bethany S.
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Yandira Melon | EAP Counselor Hi there with a BA in Social work you can be ...

I am interested in becoming a Child/Family Welfare Social Worker.

Hi! So, I'm 16 and a junior in high school. I'm currently looking at accredited colleges of social work I'd be interested in attending. What are some other things I should do to prepare? Also! Can someone tell me what an average day to day work day is like? I'm interested specifically in...

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Angela Chan’s Avatar Colin T. Robinson-Vokoun’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Aug 07 '17 at 00:45

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Posted by Ari K.’s Avatar Ari K.
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Angela Chan | Social services manager, Community advocate, Experienced in partnership ... Hi Ari: You are on the right track. I would encourage ...

What careers can I fulfill that will combine my interest in both becoming a veterinarian and also a social worker?

Hello, my name is Chantel, and I am currently a senior. I will be starting my first year in college in Franklin and Marshall next fall, and I desire in becoming a social worker and a veterinarian for years though I have been receiving some disapproval in just choosing one career since both are...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:13

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Posted by Chantel P.’s Avatar Chantel P.
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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton | Board of Directors Inter/Govern Relations Human Services Chair. ... ypu want to look at the career of public health with ...

What is the career path to a career in social services?

I'm interested in social work and social services. I'm wondering how people decide to go into social work and what the career path is like? #social-work...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Posted by CareerVillage ’s Avatar CareerVillage .
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Stephanie Jacobson I did not know in high school that I wanted to ...

As A Social Worker What Are The Different Career Options?

I want to know if it's possible to be a family therapist as a social worker? #social-work...

#family-therapy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by TalayaJ_af13 .’s Avatar TalayaJ_af13 .
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Jared Chung | Founder at CareerVillage.org Yes you can definitely spend time helping families as a social ...

There are multiple most important majors to take for social work , would you consider psychology as one?

important majors similar to social work...

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Alyx Campbell’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Bryniesha H.’s Avatar Bryniesha H.
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Alyx Campbell | Event Pathway Manager at Girl Scouts of Wisconsin ... Hi Bryniesha, Psychology is the most common undergraduate degree, however, in ...

what are the positives and negatives of having a field as any type of social work?

Im not completely sure which field im most interested in, but i do know i want to pursue a career in social working. #social-work...

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Holly Zzxxyzz’s Avatar Holly Zzxxyzz’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Nicole V.’s Avatar Nicole V.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking Great Question. Depending on your level of college. You need a ...

Can social work be combined with psychology ?

I'm looking into social work but also into psychology but psychology is to broad and i want to narrow down my decisions. #psychology...

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Alyx Campbell’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Leslie  V.’s Avatar Leslie V.
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Alyx Campbell | Event Pathway Manager at Girl Scouts of Wisconsin ... Hi Leslie, Social work is a great place to start. Psychology ...

Financially what field is it that gives you a good wage along with personal satisfaction?

Im in the beginning stages of actually finding a place to fit in and I of course want to make the best money I can in a field that doesn't really pay that much....

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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:27

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Posted by tami B.’s Avatar tami B.
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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton | Board of Directors Inter/Govern Relations Human Services Chair. ... Yes I always advise that any one moving to higher education ...

Any tips on the career social work?

Any advice about anything for the career social work? #psychology...

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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Anthony P.’s Avatar Anthony P.
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Professor SIR Lloyd Christopher Stanton | Board of Directors Inter/Govern Relations Human Services Chair. ... Yes I always advise that any one moving to higher education ...

Can a person with a Bachelors Degree counsel others?

Up coming Social Work student. #college...

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Tamara Smith, M.S., CPLC’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar Annie Manuja’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:41

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Posted by Theodore D.’s Avatar Theodore D.
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Tamara Smith, M.S., CPLC | Founder and Life Coach at You Fit Well, ... Hi Theodore, In general, a Bachelor's degree does not meet the ...

Where are the best places to start an Social Work internship in Michigan?

Im ready to get some experience in the field....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:41

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Posted by Theodore D.’s Avatar Theodore D.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Theodore, Here is some links: https://www.looksharp.com/s/social-work-internships/michigan http://www.nasw-michigan.org/?page=Intern https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/a-line-staffing-solutions-e3405ead/social-worker-2e6aadf7 https://caps.umich.edu/topic/social-work-internship Good ...

I want to major in emphasis of soical work. What things do i need to know before going into this field of study?

The reason why I'm asking about this is because I want to know from others people experience in being a social worker, what to expect and what not to expect. Mostly get more advice. #majorinsociology...

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Angela Chan’s Avatar Yandira Melon’s Avatar
Active Sep 16 '17 at 01:15

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Posted by Antoinette J.’s Avatar Antoinette J.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Antoinette! Social work can be very rewarding. It gives you ...

Is Social Work a Good Major??

I want to help people... I love helping people. However, with a major in social work and doing that full time, will I have enough of an income to pay off my college debt? Or would it be better to major in something else and then volunteer to help people? I would love to help people full time,...

#social-work #volunteering

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Active Sep 16 '17 at 01:24

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Posted by Daleen C.’s Avatar Daleen C.
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Yandira Melon | EAP Counselor Hi Daleen Helping people is great but if you want a ...

How intensive is the study towards becoming a Social Worker or CYW in the education industry?

I was just curious as one of my options were to go into social work. I found social work to be an opportunity to help children in today's society, especially with the amount of mental health issues rising. I know that social work requires a lot of placement in order to gain experience. I...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by Michelle P.’s Avatar Michelle P.
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Erica Ennis | Career Services Advisor Hi, I noticed you are in Canada and I am not ...

Are the hours put into social work worth the outcome?

After watching videos on the social work profession, it seems that the hours can be rough and there is not a lot of vacation time available and holidays are not always available to take off. Is this a demanding career? And most importantly, is the effect you're having on the lives of others...

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Active Aug 05 at 02:31

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Posted by Caitlin O.’s Avatar Caitlin O.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Caitlin,I'm going to respond to both questions in one answer.It would ...

Will I actually be able to succeed as a Social Worker?

I really want to help people but also be able to provide for myself while being happy. How will I know if my job will be self fulfilling? I want to make money but more imporatantly I want to be happy. But I don’t know if all the debt I’ll be in after college is worth it, I’m not rich. I’ve...

#money #social-work

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Active Aug 24 at 00:45

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Posted by Willow M.’s Avatar Willow M.
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Sema Syed, LCSW | Clinical Supervisor and Social Work Supervisor at DCFS. There are many options as a social worker, you can get ...

What type of degree should I get if I want to work for a nonprofit organization?

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Ashley Brooke Moses’s Avatar Jonathan Sutherland’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 at 14:59

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Posted by Olivia S.’s Avatar Olivia S.
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Ashley Brooke Moses | VolunteerAR Program Coordinator at State of Arkansas It really depends on what you want your function to be ...

What kind of toll does being a social worker take on you?

I recently came to the realization that I don’t really know if I want to be a social worker anymore. But I’m trying to research and hopefully figure it out. I know that being a social worker, they can be some horrid things to see and I don’t know how well I’d be able to handle that....

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Active Sep 05 at 20:11

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Posted by Olivia M.’s Avatar Olivia M.
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Yaranil Ferrer, LSW | Social Worker I think the work force in general can be demanding in ...

How do you know exactly what you want to major/ go into?

I want to be a social worker but i want to have another second plan how do i know what else i would be interested in? #social-work...

#student

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Active Sep 10 at 14:37

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Posted by Aurora V.’s Avatar Aurora V.
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Ally Hurd | HS Teacher Start taking classes in college with Social Work focus. In those ...

What is the most difficult part of getting a master's degree?

I'm just starting my master's program at Utah State University and am finding that it is different than most of my bachelor's levels classes. #social-work...

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Angela Chan’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Feb 15 at 19:26

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Posted by Sue B.’s Avatar Sue B.
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Angela Chan | Social services manager, Community advocate, Experienced in partnership ... Hi Sue:I didn't have that experience. I also majored in social ...

What is a Day in the Life like for a social worker?

I am interested in majoring in sociology in college? #sociology...

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Active Apr 24 at 01:16

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Posted by Pocahontas V.’s Avatar Pocahontas V.
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Angela Chan | Social services manager, Community advocate, Experienced in partnership ... Hi Pocahontas:There are many different types of jobs for social workers ...
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