Making Money in Social Work: Breaking the Low Pay Myth

Social workers are often told, alongside the pity glance, that the field is low pay & you'll burn yourself out trying to survive. Though I agree that the field is terribly underpaid and undervalued, I do believe that too much weight is given to the underpaid aspect of social work. So how can we make... Continue Reading →

Ideas & Tips for Social Work Supervision

A key part of social work practice is ongoing supervision to ensure our practice is effective, to bounce ideas off a more experienced/knowledgeable individual, to vent about cases, and to feel supported in our practice. Many social workers *are supposed to* receive supervision on a weekly basis for about an hour. Supervision also occurs for... Continue Reading →

Ep. 7 The Social Work Student’s Guide to Field Education | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! In today's episode, we are talking about all things field placement and field education. If you are a BSW or MSW student, this is the space for you to obtain some tips and wisdom from myself (a soon-to-be MSW grad). I truly hope you can take away some key... Continue Reading →

Staying Motivated & Productive When Working Remotely

Quarantine & working from home was initially a good time for my introvert self. However, as the weeks wore on, I saw decreases in motivation and productivity. My brain was not grasping that this was a time for work, that all of the responsibilities I have, are still actively expected to occur. I know, based... Continue Reading →

Grad School Reflections from an MSW Student

My first semester of grad school is over! Tomorrow, I am making up an absence for my field placement, but after that, it is officially done! In May 2019, I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Social Work, and began an Advanced Standing program to graduate with my Master of Social Work in May... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: