Twitter is great way to keep up with information going on in your profession without taking up a lot of your time. Twitter offers information in small snippets, so you can keep up while you’re on the go. Here are twenty Twitter accounts that social workers will find especially interesting. You’re sure to want to follow them.

  1. iSocial Worker: Isocial Worker is a great way to keep up with what’s going on in the world of social work.
  2. Be a Social Worker: This Twitter site seeks to recruit new people to the profession of social work. It’s also a great way to keep abreast of things going on in the world of social work.
  3. Social Worker Fun: This site is dedicated to promoting social gatherings for social workers. Advertise your event here, or find events to attend.
  4. Cyber Social Work: This Twitter account follows social work information online and through a related blog. There are great links to articles about topics of interest to social work.
  5. Get Social Work Jobs: Looking for work? This Twitter page keeps up with job openings in the social work field. Social work is very hot right now, and there are typically lots of job openings. Keeping up with the current openings in a quick and easy fashion can help you land the perfect job.
  6. Social Work News: All the news Social workers need about their profession. On this Twitter page, you will find information about changes in laws that affect social workers as well as job openings and other useful information about your field.
  7. Reclaim Social Work: Social Work Children’s Services agency offers information about job openings and professional news in social work.
  8. Team Social Work: Team Social Work is an online community for volunteers and social workers. You will find lots of useful information and people to network with by following this Twitter page.
  9. Social Worker Study Guide: This Twitter account offers help with studying for your certification in social work.
  10. The New Social Worker: The New Social Worker is a great magazine for everyone in the social work field – and you can keep up with much of their news on Twitter.
  11. Boston University Social Work: This is the Twitter site for the social work department at Boston University. They give a lot of information about what’s going on in the world of social work via their Twitter site.
  12. Serenity News: This news site focuses on news in the world of self help and recovery.
  13. WKU Hill House: This Twitter site follows 4 graduate students living together and trying to evoke change for good in their community.
  14. Rachel Gross: Rachel is a Washington DC based social worker who posts lots of information on topics related to social work.
  15. Social Worker Mom: This social worker specializes in working with children who have had a traumatic brain injury. She ís also a mom herself, so she offers lots of insight into interacting with children on both a personal and professional level.
  16. Parentopia: This is the Twitter site of Devra Renner, the author of “Mommy Guilt”. She is also a clinical social worker.
  17. Dr. Linda Hancock: Hancock is a social worker, psychologist and author living in Canada. She is also a well known speaker on psychology and social work.
  18. NASW: This is the official Twitter site of the National Association of Social Workers in Washington DC.
  19. NPSW: This is the Twitter feed for the Network of Professional Social Workers. Their aim is to connect social workers from all over the world with each other.
  20. Rise Conference: The Rise Conference is an organization of social workers and activists in New York City.

Armed with these 20 Twitter accounts, plus others you might find, you’re certain to be able to keep up to date with everything going on in the world of social work and be able to get some inventive ideas from some other great masters of the field of social work.

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