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Mary White

Social work internships—also known as field placements and fieldwork—are an integral part of an aspiring social worker’s education.

As the associate director of field education for the Online MSW at Yeshiva University, Mary White makes a career out of helping students find the right career path...

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The reasons why social work is needed vary depending on who you ask. The real value of social work is grounded in the field's simultaneous commitment to improving individual well-being and addressing the broader social justice issues that impact the individual. In fact, social work's code of ethic...

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When discussing social work, the topic of salaries isn't usually the first thing mentioned, so you may be wondering what a Master of Social Work (MSW) salary looks like. We believe honesty is the best policy, so we're going to lead with it. If your goal is to become the next Bill Gates or to thoro...

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Technology has infiltrated our lives in ways we sometimes don’t even realize, so how have social work and technology combined in this modern era, and have we even noticed? With 90 percent of all U.S. adults using the internet1, people are connecting with each other online through sites and socia...

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It may seem odd to position this topic as human services vs social work, especially since the two careers have a great deal in common on the surface level. Social work and human services are both broadly focused on helping individuals, groups and communities to improve their lives, solve problems...

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Yeshiva Why Accreditation Matters

If you’ve been browsing Master of Social Work (MSW) programs, you may have seen that some of them are “CSWE accredited”, while others are not. But what does CSWE mean, and why does it matter? CSWE stands for the Council on Social Work Education, and this nonprofit organization is recognized by the...

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Yeshiva Whats an MSW

Acronyms like “MBA” are generally universally recognized and come with a certain amount of prestige, but what is an MSW and what does it stand for?

MSW stands for Master of Social Work. Like many other graduate degree programs, an MSW aims to give you the skills and knowledge needed for career...

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YESHIVA-MACROBLOG

What is macro social work and what makes it different from other types of social work? To start, the social work field can be broken down into types of practice: macro, mezzo, and micro social work. The scope of work for the social worker depends on which category they practice within.

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Yeshiva Blog Intl Social Worker

If you’ve been thinking that a job in international social work sounds like the right mix of passion and adventure, you may be right! However, there are many things you may want to consider before you jump into social work jobs overseas. While most of the innate traits of a social worker will serv...

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Yeshiva Blog Social Worker

If you’re wondering what it takes to become a social worker, and if this is a career you would be successful in, there are several things to consider. Being a social worker is a challenging but immensely rewarding career path. If you are an empathetic person who truly wants to make a difference in...

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