MSW@USC Blog


Lessons from a Virtual Veteran

A recent Los Angeles Times article, “Lessons From a Virtual Veteran,” features the MSW@USC as one of the innovative technologies the USC School of Social Work is using to educate future …

Announcing the New iPhone/iPad App for MSW@USC Students

MSW@USC students are no strangers to technology since the USC School of Social Work has taken to the Internet and uses advanced web-based platforms and tools to make earning a …

Help Social Workers Change Futures: Celebrating Social Work Month 2011

This past March was Social Work Month, a commemorative time for social workers everywhere. Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the annual celebration raises public awareness of …

Why Military Social Work?

“War is Hell” is a common phrase, tracing at least as far back as William Tecumseh Sherman, a Union Army General during the American Civil War. Although General Sherman was …

Inside the MSW@USC Blog: Building a Stronger Community

“If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one …

Deep in the Heart of Field Education

As part of the process to evaluate field placement sites for the MSW@USC and the Virtual Academic Center, coordinators travel all over the country to find the best placements.  One …