Social Work Programs

February 12, 2011

Social Work Job Descriptions

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social work job descriptionsSocial work involves working within a counseling capacity as well as advocating for people of various stages in life. The social worker job description is multi-faceted as there are many roles within society where their expertise is needed. Each role plays an integral part of a functioning society. Social worker qualifications depend upon education and specialized training such as the BSW, MSW of DSW (doctorate in social work or PhD). Working with individual and families to improve relationships , reduce depression and address issues of substance abuse or violence is part of many social workers job descriptions. There are also positions that will assist people to get basic needs including medical help, housing and to improve daily functioning. (more…)

February 10, 2011

University of Michigan School Of Social Work

michigan social work school I received my MSW degree from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, so have very warm feelings about the program. The University of Michigan School of Social Work (SSW) in Ann Arbor is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The school offers Master and Doctoral programs as well as an undergraduate academic minor in Community Action and Social Change. The MSW (Master of Social Work) program is generally completed in about two academic years, but may also be completed in three academic terms in the Advanced Standing Program if the student has an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in social work. MSW students are also required to participate in field placements at various locations in the community, where they can receive on-the-job experience under the supervision of a social worker. One of my placements was at Wayne State University Counseling Center in Detroit. (more…)

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