Social Work Programs

July 31, 2011

Top Social Work Programs In California

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top social work schools california California has numerous social work programs offered by both state-funded schools and private colleges and universities. Several years ago, there was a prominent shortage of social workers within the state of California that was having a noticeable impact on a wide variety of disenfranchised populations. As a way of increasing motivation to become a social worker in California, a committed group of higher education administrators and professionals developed a plan to bring high-quality social work programs to several universities in California.

University of California campuses in Los Angeles, Berkeley, and Southern California; San Jose State University; San Francisco State University; San Diego State University; and California State Universities at Fresno, Fullerton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northridge, Sacramento, San Bernardino, and Stanislaus all now offer Master of Social Work programs at state-funded schools in California. (more…)

July 26, 2011

Social Work Job Searches

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social work job search Looking for a social work job involves a lot of networking. Aside from going to nasw meetings, looking in the local newspaper, checking your local nasw newsletter and sending resumes to community agencies there are some online sites that have useful sections. For instance if you go to craigslist in your area, there are some sections to study for social work jobs.

One of my clients told me she had been regularly looking at the medical and health section under jobs at craigslist, but one day decided to look under the part-time section at bottom of the job category. She saw a counseling job listed and though she didn’t get the job, she did get a tutoring job that was in that section. Another client of mine saw a social work job listed under the gigs section within the creative category. (It was for working with troubled teens and coming up with activities, field trips and interesting approaches). (more…)

July 4, 2011

Human Resources MBA

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human resources mba Those interested in working with employees and assessing needs and skills in an administrative capacity may be interested in acquiring a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resources. Someone with an MBA in Human Resources may be well-suited for management positions or administrative roles that require fast-paced decision making skills and the ability to handle multiple job responsibilities at one time. Some blog readers have asked me about this as an alternative to going to a msw program. (more…)

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