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CSWE Listens and Speaks: Selecting an MSW Program

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Monday, 23 February, at 9:00-11:00 PM EST (6:00 pm PST) , ‘CSWE Listens and Speaks’ offers a show on selecting a graduate MSW program from among the 200+ CSWE nationally accredited programs in the United States.

CSWE President Dr. Darla Coffey leads a very experienced panel of graduate educators in discussing many issues and answer your questions. They will take calls with questions and thoughts all evening at 347-327-9168.

The panel members joining President Coffey include:
Linda Grobman, MSW. Editor of ‘The New Social Worker’.
Dr. Bruce Friedman, Graduate Faculty California State University: Bakersfield.
Terry Keller, MSW/Ab.D. Graduate Faculty at Michigan State University.
Duane Breijak, LLMSW, Michigan NASW Student Coordinator.
Dr. Dennis Cogswell, Graduate Faculty Emeritus, Radford University.

Topics the panel plans to cover include: Importance of CSWE accreditation; What factors should I be addressing when selecting a social work program? What if the value of an MSW education above an MFT education? What are the different specialties available nation-wide? Is it really worthwhile to accumulate that much debt to earn an MSW?  What factors besides faculty make a good graduate social work program? Online vs. face-to-face programs; What if I am interested in both clinical and macro practice? Importance of location of school .  Do national rankings really matter? Background on the number of graduate social work programs, concentrations, etc.; What Do I Need to Know about Doctoral Programs in Social Work?

From 10:00PM EST-11:00 PM EST,  February 23, Terry Keller and Duane Breijak will lead a panel of present and recent MSW students in discussing how they made their choose and will also be available at 347-327-9168 to answer your questions.

Please spread the word to students and colleagues about this special show and opportunity.