The New Social Worker: "8 Tips for New Social Work Interns"--Advice and Insights from Sharon L. Young, Ph.D., LCSW
National Association of Social Workers: NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. Includes a student center with information on field placement.
Social Work Association of America: Offers many links and resources for those entering the field of school social work
Clinical Social Work Association: Offers resources specific to clinical practice, such as HIPAA, Medicare, and ethical guidelines, as well as job boards and online webinars.
Teaching & Learning in Social Work: Laurie Hitchcock, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, explores ways to enhance lifelong learning for professional practice, including online networking.
Social Work Competencies: The Council on Social Work Education's Social Work Competencies
More Field-Specific Social Work Organizations: NYU offers links to a number of other field-specific social work organizations, as well as a guide to online discussion groups and newsletters for social workers.
Kids Count Data Center: Evidence-based indicators and data on child well-being across the United States. The Kids Count Data Center is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Licensing Board or College Websites, Statutes and Administrative Rules: A searchable database of available websites related to licensing. Provided by the Association of Social Work Boards.