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May is Mental Health Month

In his 2013 Presidential Proclamation during Mental Health Awareness Month, U.S. President Barack Obama stated: “As a Nation, it is up to all of us to know the signs of mental health issues and lend a hand to those who are struggling. Shame and stigma too often leave people feeling like there is no place to turn. We need to make sure they know that asking for help is not a sign of weakness — it is a sign of strength.”...

Differences Between Clinical and Non-Clinical Social Work

The need for professional social workerscontinues to grow. It’s important to understand the different types of social work — clinical or non-clinical — so that you can make an informed decision about which area of practice is the best fit for you. While both types of social workers are educated at the graduate level, there are key differences...

Financial Assistance for Social Work Students

Are you looking to earn your Master of Social Work online? If so, finances have probably been an important deciding factor for you. If you are concerned about how you are going to pay for your degree, you are not alone. However, there are many financial aid options available to help you achieve your higher education goals: federal and private loans, loan forgiveness programs, and scholarships...

Simmons School of Social Work Launches Online Master’s Program

Market demand for social work practitioners is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now, aspiring social work professionals from around the country have the opportunity to earn a Master of Social Work degree from a nationally accredited institution — online...