MSW@USC Blog


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.

LGBTQ Adoption: How Adults Can Prepare to Become New Parents

Dr. Devon Brooks, Associate Professor at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, talks about how prospective LGBTQ parents can prepare for adoption.

 

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.