Social Work

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Hawaii

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Hawaii
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Noodle Staff February 16, 2018

Social Workers help individuals, children or families if they are having problems being productive and stable in their own lives. A career as a social worker can be quite fulfilling.

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Becoming a Hawaii licensed clinical social worker requires an individual to achieve specific education levels, fieldwork, as well as other administrative related requirements.

The first major step towards a licensed clinical social worker career is to obtain the required educational degree for Hawaii. We recommend you being your search for an accredited social work program by reviewing those accredited by CSWE, the the national association representing social work education in the United States.

One such example of a CSWE accredited social work program is Tulane University Online Masters of Social Work. The online MSW at Tulane University requires applicants to have a bachelor’s degree but does not require a GRE score for admission. Click here to contact Tulane University about their online Master of Social Work program.

The average Hawaii licensed clinical social worker salary is $58,326. For those individuals who’ve gone on to obtain a master’s degree in social work, the average salary is $76,131.

Interested in learning more about organizations hiring social workers in Hawaii? In fact, there are 2,610 organizations recruiting social workers in Hawaii. Please see the list below of organizations actively searching for social workers who possess or are concurrently enrolled in a social work masters degree program.

  •         Child & Family Service
  • University of Hawaii
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Centene Corporation
  • Rescare

When considering a masters level education to become a licensed clinical social worker in Hawaii, or to advance your career as a Hawaii social worker, you should investigate the details of respective programs.

For example, most programs include a core of general courses, yet vary tremendously in how they prepare students for various advanced practice roles. Find a school to get started on your journey to becoming a licensed clinical social worker in Hawaii.

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