MSW@USC Blog


Addiction and Recovery: How Mindfulness May Help

Mindfulness can be a useful tool to help address cravings and triggers for people in recovery for substance misuse.

How to Support College Students Who Experienced Foster Care During School Breaks

For college students who experienced foster care, breaks during the school year can leave them without stable housing.

How to Ace Your Social Work Interview

Interview skills are essential to finding the social work job that’s right for you. Here are some questions to prepare for depending on your field of social work.

Six Reasons To Become a Substance Abuse Social Worker

Helping people put their lives back together is one of the most rewarding parts of the job for a substance abuse social worker. Learn more reasons why this specialty area of social work can offer a fulfilling professional path.

Military Sexual Assault: Why Are Service Members at Risk and What Can Be Done to Prevent It?

Although the military is working to address problems related to sexual assault, prevention efforts may need to focus on culture change.

Searching for Jobs Outside the Traditional Social Work Setting

Social workers are finding their skill sets are transferable and valuable in business and nontraditional settings. Learn how to highlight those skills when applying for jobs.