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MSW Scholarship

MSW Veterans Service Scholarship

The Therapist Development Center is pleased to announce our Veterans Service Scholarship program.. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to FIVE 2nd year MSW students who are veterans of the US Armed Services.  Applicants must be enrolled in or beginning their 2nd year at an MSW graduate school program and demonstrate veteran status via a DD214 form. Scholarship money can be used to pay for tuition, books, housing, or transportation.

Applications can be submitted starting June 5, 2017, with a submission deadline of July 31st, 2017.

Winners will be announced on August 15th, 2017 and disbursement will occur on August 31st.

You can click here to find the APPLICATION and REFERENCE FORMS

What Every Social Worker Should Know About Interviews

It's a tough job market out there for most people, including social workers. If you get a call for an interview, you’ve gotten your foot in the door!  This white paper is a basic overview of things to keep in mind when you go to your interview.  It was compiled with input from people who interview and hire a lot of social workers.

Social Work License

Getting Your Social Work License

There are many reasons you should get your social work license including, but not limited to, increase in pay, more job opportunities, and greater flexibility with your schedule if you'd like to go into private practice. We've found that most graduate programs don't provide information on how to get your license.  Moreover, states vary with the clinical hours and supervision hours required before you can apply.  To make life a little easier we have compiled the social work licensing requirements for all 50 states.  You can check it out here.