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SocialWork@Simmons Student Spotlight: Alberto Chang

Name: Alberto Chang
Program Type: Extended
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
SocialWork@Simmons student Alberto Chang is pursuing his MSW with a Child and Family specialization to become a psychotherapist. Originally from Boston, he has a …

Master of Counseling or Master of Social Work: Which Is Right for Me?

If you’re interested in a career helping others, counseling and social work are two fields you may be considering. While they share similarities, there are many differences between the two …

Gender and Sexuality: Defining Key Terms for Everyday Use

Navigating the dialogue that surrounds gender and sexuality can be difficult. The terminology used by and for individuals along the gender spectrum is specific, and preferred usage can vary from …

Demystifying the Foster Care System (INFOGRAPHIC)

Many dedicated social service professionals work very closely with foster care agencies or with children within the foster care system. We have created this graphic in an effort to continue …

Trans*forming the Dialogue: There is Something About Mary (Guest Post)

Mary Haddock-Staniland is an energetic, larger than life, passionate, and out-there New Zealander. Her magnetic personality, sense of humour, infectious laugh, and extraordinary wit has made her a force to …

Trans*forming the Dialogue: First Voices

In our newest campaign Trans*forming the Dialogue, we reached out to people who identify as transgender and transgender allies to help us by offering their perspective on how we can …