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    Social Work and Self-Care During COVID-19

    21 July, 2020

    When the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated social workers as “essential workers” in April 2020, it made official what those working in the field already knew—social workers are vital to the physical and mental health of our communities. “Social workers… Read more >

    Social Workers in Healthcare: How They Make a Difference

    8 June, 2020

    For over 100 years, there has been an unsung hero in the medical field: the healthcare social worker. In her 1930 address, Ida Cannon, a pioneer of the practice, stated, “The medical social movement service recognizes that there should be within the hospital… someone definitely assigned to represent the patient’s… Read more >

    Choosing Between a Master’s in Counseling vs. Master’s in Social Work

    1 June, 2020

    Social workers and counselors provide their clients with more than basic support and guidance— for some, the social workers who helped them through challenging moments have become key sources of feeling safe, secure and happy. People working in both social work and counseling are often motivated by a common goal:… Read more >

    Career Options with a Master of Social Work Degree

    27 May, 2020

    Social work is all about listening to the stories of both individual clients and those of society, and helping to form solutions for complex social problems. Yet the ways in which social workers can do that are countless. They can help people deal with any number of medical, psychological, development… Read more >

    The Growing Field of Social Work and the Top MSW Career Paths

    23 May, 2020

    Tweet Demand for social workers is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. If you’re interested in a career in social work, a Master of Social Work could expand your job opportunities and help you get into a… Read more >

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