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#MacroSW Chat: Building a Social Work Career

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant

On Thursday May 14th at 9:00 PM EST #MacroSW Twitter Chat will discuss building a social work career. You can read the chat announcement here. It includes a few resources.  @laurelhitchcock will host. Laurel will be joined by guest experts Melissa Whatley (@uabcareerserve) & Joy Jones (@UABJoy).

#MacroSW is a collaboration of social workers, organizations, social work schools, and individuals working to promote macro social work practice. Macro social work practice focuses on changing larger systems, such as communities and organizations. It encompasses a broad spectrum of actions and ideas, ranging from community organizing and education to legislative advocacy and policy analysis. The chats are held bimonthly on Twitter on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 9 p.m. EST (6 p.m. PST). For more information, chat schedule, and chat archives check out: https://macrosw.wordpress.com
#MacroSW collaborators include:

If you are a macro social worker in need of career guidance, I offer coaching. To schedule an appointment contact me at 631-615-1709 or email me at rlwestconsulting@gmail.com.

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Posted by Rachel L. West

In addition to being the founder of The Political Social Worker blog, I am a consultant. My consulting practice offers advocacy and community outreach solutions to nonprofits, social good organizations, and private practitioners. Additionally, I offer career coaching to macro social work students and professionals.

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