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Social Work Student Resources

ASU Resources for Social Work Students

  • Social Work Community Advisory Committee: This group helps enhance the direction and quality of the ASU social work program.
  • ASU Library Resources: This LibGuide was developed specifically for social work students with study resources relevant to their field of study.
  • University Catalog: This official university publication lists the social work degree program and course descriptions.
  • APA Style: This is the official writing style guide for social work research papers.

Career Resources

  • ASU Career Development: In addition to viewing career profiles, get help with company reviews, salary information and interviewing tips.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: The U.S. Department of Labor maintains this career database.
  • AmeriCorps VISTA: Volunteers in Service to America engages more than 8,000 individuals annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty.

Marketable Skills of BSW

  • Knowledge of interventions applicable to one’s specialty

  • Active listening skills

  • Exceptional professional boundary setting

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to facilitate co-operation both among individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Social Work Practice