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Announcing #MoreThanALabel: Immigrant Stories!

What is it?
#MoreThanALabel is a blog carnival and social campaign aimed at raising the voices of those within the immigrant community. We are asking bloggers and social advocates alike to …

Social Work Scholarships

There are many scholarships and grants available to social work graduate students that can lighten the financial load. Following is a list of some of those scholarship and grant opportunities.

Everyday Stings: The Power and Pain of Microaggressions

One day I was driving home from work listening to the radio. There was a story on recent employment trends. One of the guests on the radio show began to …

SocialWork@Simmons Student Spotlight: Alberto Chang

Name: Alberto Chang
Program Type: Extended
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
SocialWork@Simmons student Alberto Chang is pursuing his MSW with a Child and Family specialization to become a psychotherapist. Originally from Boston, he has a …

Master of Counseling or Master of Social Work: Which Is Right for Me?

If you’re interested in a career helping others, counseling and social work are two fields you may be considering. While they share similarities, there are many differences between the two …

Gender and Sexuality: Defining Key Terms for Everyday Use

Navigating the dialogue that surrounds gender and sexuality can be difficult. The terminology used by and for individuals along the gender spectrum is specific, and preferred usage can vary from …