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B.A.S.W. Helpful Links
 
 
Check out these helpful websites to investigate career options for social workers, learn about post-graduate degrees, and explore the profession futher.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


Council on Social Work Education

This nonprofit national association aims to strengthen the quality of social work education and prepare competent social work professionals.  Check their database to confirm if a degree program has been accredited.



National Association of Black Social Workers

This group is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research.



National Association of Social Workers

NASW is the largest organization of professional social workers in the world.  The group enhances the professional growth and development of its members, creates and maintains professional standards, and advances sound social policies.  Their website contains many resources for students and professionals.



NASW has the following local chapters.  Members can access job listings in their area on the chapter websites.

  • NASW New York State (includes local divisions for Westchester and Long Island): www.naswnys.org >>


INFORMATION ABOUT THE SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION



Bureau of Labor Statistics - Outlook for the Social Work Profession

Employment in social work is expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate.


Council on Social Work Education - Frequently Asked Questions From Students

What's the difference between an M.S.W. and an M.S.S.W.?  Are there scholarships for social work degree programs?  Get answers to these andn other FAQs from students.


National Association of Social Workers - Careers in Social Work


General information about social work careers, including an exploration of 16 areas of focus for social work practice.

 

MAGAZINES, JOURNALS, PODCASTS



Information for Practice

A thorough, curated collection of news stories, scholarly articles, and scientific and technical reports for social service professionals.


Living Proof Podcast

A biweekly podcast produced by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work.


The New Social Worker


A quarterly online and print magazine for social work students and recent graduates.


The Social Work Podcast


The first social work podcast, by social workers for social workers.


The Social Work Podcast Daily

A daily online newspaper which compiles news stories relevant to social workers.


Social Work Today

An online and print bimonthly magazine.

 
 

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