Publicly Available Data Sets

Many nationwide, longitudinal studies make their data available to the public in order to maximize the utility of the massive undertaking. Some require that you register in some way, others are available immediately. Here is a list of some that I have found:...

General Resources

The Social Work License Map is an online guide to licensure, which might be paritcularly helpful for those who are looking to cross state lines; it also has a section on scholarships for MSW work. As you move out of school and into the field, it becomes your own...

Professional Organizations

As a student, you can get connected to many national and local professional organizations that can help guide and support you in your area. As you hopefully heard me say in class, collegial support is a key component of self care. Here is a list of some of the...

Writing Resources

Most social work classes and most social work journals require writing to be in APA format. You can find assistance from the APA Style website; the Purdue Online Writing Lab also has an excellent guide for APA style, as well as writing in general. While following a...