Inside SocialWork@Simmons

Pacing

On sprinting, pacing, and going the distance: The M.S.W. Marathon

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series written by SocialWork@Simmons Program Director Dana Grossman Leeman, Ph.D., M.S.W.
At SocialWork@Simmons, our online students have just completed their eighth week …

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Musings on the Blessings (and Mayhem) of Change

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series written by SocialWork@Simmons Program Director Dana Grossman Leeman, Ph.D., M.S.W.
In her acclaimed poem “The Journey,” New England poet Mary Oliver, …

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Care Packages for New Group Work Students: A Lesson in Social Work History

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series written by SocialWork@Simmons Program Director Dana Grossman Leeman, Ph.D., M.S.W.
During the first two weeks of classes, every student at SocialWork@Simmons …

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The Unsettling Nature of Transitions

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series written by SocialWork@Simmons Program Director Dana Grossman Leeman, Ph.D., M.S.W.
On July 14, 2014, students from across the United States began …

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The Most Popular Careers in Social Work

Social workers create positive change in the lives of people of all ages and from every walk of life. The field of social work provides many different opportunities for those …

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Master of Social Work Versus Master in Psychology

So you have already earned your bachelor’s degree and have decided to pursue the next stage of academia — the master’s degree. You’re interested in direct practice and helping individuals, …

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