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Social work education

I understand that you are interested in joining our club called “Social Work.” If you could spare a moment, I’d like to share some thoughts with you. more »

Education & Credentials

Don’t get me wrong, I love social work. I even loved social work school. I am offering these reflections and suggestions with the hope that they will be validating and helpful in making your education feel even more worthwhile. more »

Real World Clinical 3 Comments

Two types of support systems are beneficial for social work students: informal and formal. Your support system will help keep you from being discouraged and giving up on yourself when life becomes overwhelming. more »

Education & Credentials

Age does not have to discourage us from being successful in fulfilling our dreams and achieving our goals. more »

Education & Credentials

Many people would like to go back to school when they are older, but hesitate because of their age. I would suggest that they pursue their dreams and achieve their goals. more »

Social Work Month Project 2016 22 Comments

Ferguson Protest

photo credit: Gino Santa Maria

It wasn't until August 9, 2014, when 18-year-old Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, MO, that the words “Black Lives Matter” resonated on social media sites and in the news. Why did Black lives matter then, when they always have? more »

Social Work Month 2015

Applying to graduate school is a bit daunting for many. Don't delay. Just get started! more »

Education & Credentials

What does it take to become a social work professor? more »

Careers

Book review of Career Reflections of Social Work Educators, by Spencer Zeiger, reviewed by Peter Kindle. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Social Work and Distance Education Call for Papers & Proposals

CSWE and the Indiana University School of Social Work are convening a conference on Social Work and Distance Education April 15-17, 2015, in Indianapolis at the Crowne Plaza Downtown. The organizers invite you to submit proposals or papers. more »

Social Work News

I am a francophone student. I was born and raised in Montreal, and my parents are both from Haiti. I have never ever studied in an institution where the entire teaching was done in English. more »

Education & Credentials 2 Comments

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