MSW@USC Blog


Learning How to Make Progress Toward Goals When It Feels Like Life Is Holding You Back

Life changing events like a pandemic can impede clients’ progress. Learn how the MSW@USC is adapting coursework to prepare students for these situations.

Summer Camp for Kids in Foster Care: A Place for Building Meaningful Connection

Summer camps for kids in foster care can offer the chance to bond with others in similar situations and spend time with biological siblings.

From Barbers to Bankers: How to Find Mental Health Advocates in Your Community

Becoming a mental health advocate doesn’t have to be limited to health practitioners. Learn how to involve the whole community.

Aging With Economic Insecurity: Resources for Older Americans

While living in poverty is a challenge no matter your age, older adults struggle with an array of issues unique to their phase of life.

Building Mental Resilience During a Crisis

Learn how helping professionals can manage their own mental health when working under stress.

How Virtual Skills Trainings Are Disrupting the Traditional Internship Experiences for Social Workers

Learn how USC’s Virtual Field Practicum is helping prepare online students with the practice skills they need to better serve their first clients.