Universities and Colleges with Affiliations
How to Apply for Field Placements
Availability of Stipends
Applying for VA Employment Post Internship
To learn about national vacancies and how to apply, visit the website * USA Jobs. You may also contact the Human Resource office at the facility of your interest.
Social Work Licensure
Helpful Sites for Interviewing Skills
Other Useful Links:
*Association of VA Social Workers The Association, the VA professional organization for social workers, has as its purpose to encourage development of comprehensive Social Work services to veteran beneficiaries through education and training, leadership promotion, and the sharing of information to enhance the effectiveness of Social Work. The Association will advocate for the recruitment, retention, and increased recognition of VA Social Workers.
*National Association of Social Workers
*Association of Social Work Boards The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is the association of boards that regulate social work. ASWB develops and maintains the series of social work licensing examinations used by every state except California. ASWB is a central resource for information on the legal regulation of social work. Through the association, social work boards can share information and work together. ASWB is also available to help individual social workers and social work students with questions they may have about licensing and the social work examinations.
*Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC) is a professional organization, 1300 members strong, dedicated to promoting the universal availability, accessibility, coordination, and effectiveness of health care that addresses the psychosocial components of health and illness.
*Association of Oncology Social Workers (AOSW) Oncology social work is the primary professional discipline which, as part of the oncology team, provides psychosocial services to cancer patients, their families, and caregivers. The Association connects patients and their families with essential community, state, national, and international resources. As advocates, AOSW and its members are dedicated to increasing awareness about the social, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of cancer patients through research, writing, presenting workshops and lectures. The organization is involved in collaborating with other patient advocacy groups, national and international oncology organizations with the primary focus access and quality care for cancer patients.
*American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
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