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I would like to job shadow a substance abuse or mental health counselor or a social worker. What is job shadowing? What do you do when you job shadow someone in that profession?
1 answers - Asked By: Kate - 2/2/2011
I've been working at the same dead-end retail job for years and I need a change. I just got my BA in psych, and while I plan on going for an MS in social work in the future, I can't fathom staying put...
2 answers - Asked By: - 12/19/2013
My girlfriend is currently going to school to be a social worker. She is 26. When she was 20 she was charged with receiving stolen property bc her roommate was stealing from her workplace. It ...
2 answers - Asked By: brandon88 - 9/21/2013
I have been thinking about changing my major to psychology but everyone keeps telling me that social work would be a great area for me. I really want to work in a counseling setting and possibly help ...
2 answers - Asked By: - 12/4/2010
I am studying Social Work currently and am having a hard time deciding where I can see myself when I finally graduate. I am interested in many fields such as child welfare, youth, mental health, homel...
2 answers - Asked By: - 2/4/2014
I am thinking of becoming a social worker but i'm unsure what job opportunities there will be once I finish the degree. Can anyone give me examples (as many as possible) where a social worker may work...
4 answers - Asked By: sweet_heart_tam - 12/13/2009
And will a degree in psychology improve you likely hood of getting a better pay job in social work? I have talked to some social workers and they pretty much said it depends on what part of the state...
2 answers - Asked By: - 5/8/2013
I know that a psychologist goes to college for five extra years, and a social worker only goes for two. but apparently they're the "same thing" so why the extra years then? whats the difference? w...
7 answers - Asked By: <3 - 12/19/2008
I am writing a research paper and the topic is juvenile delinquency with a focus on substance abuse. I am trying to find current policies and practices that need to be addressed and what improvements ...
1 answers - Asked By: CoeCoe - 6/5/2011
Im doing research for a paper & im very unsure about my future plans. Any infor will help!! Such as what path i need to take to get here... where i can get jobs at.. how much they make. ANYTHING YOU K...
2 answers - Asked By: Bεε·Bεε - 1/22/2010
What college classes do i have to take in order to become a Social Worker for Mental Health And Substance Abuse? i am just starting and doing my General Ed, and i want to know what the best classes to...
3 answers - Asked By: Devinater - 6/15/2011
I want to go to college to become a Child Protective Social Worker. I want to know what courses I should take in high school and what my major/minor should be in college in order to become a CP social...
2 answers - Asked By: - 3/28/2013
Just got my BA with UoP and want to start applying for social work jobs but how do I get Licensure with the State of California as a Clinical Social Worker??? Any info helps. Thanks
1 answers - Asked By: Optimistic - 8/3/2012
Social worker-school counselor-child psychologist-school psychiatrist-ex. This is for a class assignment and an e-mail interview would be ideal, if you have the time, I would be so grateful! ...
1 answers - Asked By: - 11/11/2008
I am in pursuit of my LCSW and I would like to know what do I need to do if I want to subcontract for a private practice. I am a bilingual veteran, I have experience working with DV, substance abuse, ...
1 answers - Asked By: br - 12/11/2008
Hello! Im looking into being a counselor or social worker, I would like to get my BSW or Psychology degree. The think is the university I really like, doesnt have a BSW program. So if I got my psych...
2 answers - Asked By: - 12/12/2012
I am a student and today at school my teacher said I might do well as a social worker .I will be graduating soon so I need to pick something to go into .How long do they have to go to school and are ...
1 answers - Asked By: butterflyspy - 11/11/2008
I'd like something along the lines of social worker, or counselor. Something like that but that doesn't require a degree in Social Work so it could be substituted with Sociology. I plan to apply for...
2 answers - Asked By: - 6/16/2010
I'm planning on applying to BSW programs soon, but I don't have the funds/the will to go to grad school, at least not for a few years. Will I be able to get a decent job with just the bachelors? Decen...
1 answers - Asked By: sweetsobersacrifice - 3/25/2013
I am almost done with my AA after changing my major to social work. I eventually want to become a substance abuse counselor but that requires a BA. I am a single mom and would like to get a job with m...
3 answers - Asked By: jeffs_hunnybee - 10/11/2006
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