Why social work?
Of all the things in the world, why build a website about social work?
Well, as reported elsewhere on this site, there is a pronounced need for social workers. That need is only projected to grow in the future.
And unlike other jobs or careers, we are not talking about building widgets and gadgets. From birth to death, and at all of the hard parts of life in between, social workers perform a vital role.
Social workers have decided to spend their careers helping others. And in that spirit, we thought we might be able to help them by creating this website and publishing resources to make it easier to connect with the right programs, find the right certifications, and get underway on the right career path.
In that spirit, we want this website to serve as a resource for those that serve others. Our goal is to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information available.
Please get in touch if you have information regarding website updates or contributions. The contact box below is generally the fastest way to get in touch.
Frequently asked questions
What’s the deal with this website?
It is our mission to play a role in the social work education pipeline. Launched in early 2020, we will continually update this site with social work degree, career, and resource information.
Social work is a massive field, so it might take us a while to create the comprehensive coverage we envision. It is our goal to be the most accurate and up-to-date information available. If you need to get in touch or if you would like to request an update, please use the contact box. We try to reply within 24 hours.
What kinds of information can I find on this website?
We generally break things down into a simple taxonomy. We cover degree programs, offer general career profiles and expert interviews with people working in the field, and compile resources covering topics important to social workers and prospective social workers.
This site is a work in progress, and we always appreciate the feedback.
How is this site funded?
This website is a product of TriTown Media, which is an independent media company incorporated in Delaware and operating across the United States.
It is our mission to create informational resources that are free from bias. In order to keep publishing these resources, we do work marketing companies that partner with leading colleges and universities that are looking to promote their schools’ programs.
We do not take advertising money from any kind of special interest group or any kind of organization promoting a particular viewpoint.
If we do publish paid or sponsored content we label it differently. We do not put advertising on expert interview pages. And we plan to keep this site and its resources free to all who need them.
I was contacted for an expert interview. What are the next steps?
While building out this site and its contents, we will be reaching out to experts in the field in order to conduct one-on-one interviews.
The purpose of these interviews is for us to collect information and points of view that are not commonly available elsewhere on the internet.
We want to help connect our readers to people working at the front lines of social work, and to help give more of a behind-the-scenes look at what being a social worker is really like.
Our expert interviews are between 10 to 15 questions that cover the expert’s background, current work or research, advice for social work students, and a look ahead at where social work is heading as a profession.
Be in touch
If you want to get in touch because you want to write for us, because you want to request an update of our content, or because you want to recommend an expert for us to talk to (or for any other reason, really), please use the contact form below.