Getting Your MSW: How to Survive and Thrive in a Social Work Program by Karen M. SowersGetting Your MSW: How to Survive and Thrive in a Social Work Program by Karen M. Sowers

Getting Your MSW: How to Survive and Thrive in a Social Work Program

byKaren M. Sowers, Bruce A. Thyer

Paperback | June 15, 2013

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Choosing a career can be daunting. But as you start down the path toward becoming a social work professional, it helps to have a map to help you plot your course. Have you decided on a school? Need help getting started writing your statement of purpose? Wondering what your new program expectsfrom students? Deciding which internship best fits your interests? Curious about the benefits of social work professional organizations? Getting Your MSW: How to Survive and Thrive in a Social Work Program, Second Edition has all the answers and so much more!This user-friendly book guides the student through the decision-making process and necessary deliberations that all MSW students face. There are helpful guidelines and survival strategies for such things as time management and creating a support group that are important for a successful graduateschool experience. This second edition has additional content and resources that make it easier to utilize as a quick handbook for potential and current students.
Karen M. Sowers (MSW, Florida State University; PhD, Florida State University) is Beaman Professor and dean of the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Nationally known for her research and scholarship in the areas of juvenile justice, child welfare, cultural diversity, international social work practice, a...
Title:Getting Your MSW: How to Survive and Thrive in a Social Work ProgramFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.39 × 5.51 × 0.39 inPublished:June 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615338

ISBN - 13:9780190615338

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"Sowers and Thyer have crafted a clear and concise overview of masters-level social work programs that students will want to keep nearby as a reference throughout their schooling and early professional career." --Kate Waterbury, LMSW