Category «Macro Social Work»

Social Workers for Business?

  Social Workers for Business? How They’re Helping the Private Sector And It’s Not Just Corporate Social Responsibility By Melissa Thompson   When most people think of social workers, they think of the people working in public agencies, helping individuals and families access services and live better lives. While the majority of licensed social workers …

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out By Sam Becker   The corporate world is in a state of constant flux, shifting in both design and function, always adapting to market trends and adopting new efficiency models. The American business landscape is a venerable laboratory of sorts, allowing for entrepreneurs to …

Why private companies are taking on social workers

  Why private companies are taking on social workers By J. Juan Macias   The demand for social workers has never been greater. In fact, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics projects a 19% faster-than-average growth in social work jobs until 2022.   But the need for social workers in business and non-profit administrative settings …

Packaged For Success Provides Consultation to Colleges

  I serve as an Adjunct Professor at Trinity Washington University, as an Internship Supervisor, and as a hiring manager with nearly two decades of experience in the human services industry.  I am also an undergraduate and graduate first generation college student, college parent, and career coach. I received my Masters of Social Work degree …

Honored to Attend United State of Women Summit

    First lady Michelle Obama teams up with Oprah to host ‘United State of Women’ summit at White House.  Although there is a lot that’s been done by and for women and girls, there’s still plenty to do. I am honored to be able to attend The United State of Women Summit. The United …

In the Field: From Social Work Student Intern to Hired Social Worker

  by Mireille St-Laurent, LCSW      During my time as a social work student, I faced many challenges. For one, being a transfer student who spoke French as a primary language and never having written anything in English was difficult, to say the least! I had moved to New Jersey during the summer of …

Is The MSW The New MBA?

  Is The MSW The New MBA?                       Written By Christine Bader Recent corporate failures demonstrate the need for the very skills that social workers bring. Now a few schools are recognizing this and offering joint tracks that merge the interests of businesses and the communities they work in.   The MBA is now the …

Micro Social Work Students Should Take Macro Social Work Courses

  The Council on Social Work Education sets the standards for undergraduate and graduate education. The Association of Social Work Boards develops and administers nationwide licensing exams. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world which works to enhance the professional growth and development …