Clinical/Medical Social Work

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals for the specialized professional practice of social work, in collaboration with other health care professionals, in hospitals and other health care facilities and organizations. Includes instruction in social work, psychiatric case work, clinical interviewing techniques, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient testing and evaluation, patient and family counseling, social rehabilitation, patient care planning, record-keeping, and support services liaison.

Career Opportunities

Social Work Professors

teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$78110
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Healthcare Social Workers

provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
$60470
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Mental Health Counselors

Amanda Conroy from Amanda Conroy Counseling
Wendy Pitts from A public alternative education school in Maryland
Natalie Capano, MHC-LP from Cobb Psychotherapy
Ginelle Krummey, MA LCMHCA NCC from Growth Point Collaborative Counseling and Group Facilitation, PLLC
Courtney Kirkpatrick MS, NCC, LPC from Consilium Behavioral Health
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counsel and advise individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health, with an emphasis on prevention. May help individuals deal with a broad range of mental health issues, such as those associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; or aging.
$51550
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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