Melissa Singh is an adjunct lecturer teaching Field Seminar and Virtual Field Practicum with the MSW@USC. With more than five years of field instruction experience, Melissa has the inside perspective on supporting students through their field education. She has shared her experience with us here.
At the MSW@USC, our field placement team works with you to find a placement where you will be supervised and mentored by professional social workers who support your education and develop your practice skills. The five agencies that follow are just a handful of our amazing partners.
The USC School of Social Work prides itself on its MSW@USC faculty. Each of our faculty members is acclaimed in the field of social work, with years of experience both inside and outside the classroom. MSW@USC faculty members are prepared to teach a rigorous curriculum and train you to be an agent of change. Meet five of our inspirational professors below.
MSW@USC graduates leave our program ready to create significant change in their communities and throughout the world. Our rigorous curriculum prepares students to be leaders in social work, and the variety of our focused concentration areas allows students to individualize their coursework based on their own unique goals and aspirations.
Social work is a fast-growing field, composed of intelligent and emotionally strong professionals that represent the populations with the most need. It is a profession that historically produces agents of change who are not afraid to challenge antiquated policies, fight for social justice, and make the world a better place. Below are five of many reasons why social workers do what they do, and enact the change they want to see in the world.
Eating disorders are not only the deadliest mental health problems, but also the least understood. To those who don’t understand anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders, the symptoms are perplexing. Unfortunately, the misconceptions and stigma attached to eating disorders causes many sufferers to go undiagnosed and untreated.