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Why I Want to be a Social Worker

“They’re overworked and underpaid. Are you sure you want to be just a social worker?” Yes, I am. In fact, I’m excited to be an agent of change. Everyone has suffered at some point in their life, with no exception to me....

Before You Graduate...

Before you graduate from The Rutgers School of Social Work, make sure you take Professor Mark Lamar. During my first year as an MSW student, I had the good fortunate to take Mr. Lamar twice. Through these experiences, I...

October is National Depression Awareness Month

As social workers, we want to be especially aware of the signs and symptoms of depression in our clients. One population that may be particularly vulnerable to depression is the elderly. Often, depression in the elderly is...

The Problem with Google+: Implications for Social Workers

Google is one of the largest and most successful tech giants in the world today. In the past decade, Google has become as ubiquitous to the internet as McDonald’s restaurants have to the fast food industry. When internet users...
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