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Clinical/Mental Health Practice

Learn more about career options for those who pursue an MSW in Clinical/Mental Health Practice

Clinical/Mental Health Practice Social Workers combine psychological, social and practical elements to assess, treat and prevent psychological, behavioral, emotional, social and environmental issues affecting patients of all ages in hopes to alleviate the major stresses that impact their daily life. This could include: helping employees within an organization with personal problems or workplace concerns, adjusting to lifestyle changes (death of a loved one, disability, divorce, loss of job), substance abuse treatment, and treatment of psychological disorders (depression, anxiety, a crisis or trauma).

Clinical/Mental Health Practice Social Workers work in a variety of environments including:

  • Community mental health programs
  • Disaster relief programs
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Military and veteran services
  • Private practice
  • Hospital and skilled nursing facilities
  • Schools
  • Rehabilitation programs
  • Correctional programs
by Pasewald, Renee N last modified Jan 25, 2016 08:23 AM