I finished my application for Rutgers University’s online program this morning. I got my essay finished this morning and submitted my full application this afternoon. It is for their MSW online program. They will set up clinicals and everything for me once that time comes.
On one hand, I’m really excited. It is about time I take this next step in my education and actually try to do something with my education. On the other hand, I am freaking nervous. I need 3,000 hours of clinicals. That is 2 years worth of work. I have issues holding a job, so how am I going to do clinicals? I am trying to be positive, but it is hard with my track record with employment. I guess it is something to work on with my future therapist and case management team. I know that I can help people, because of my own experiences both current and past, so this is my attempt to do that.
I’ll keep you updated!
Anybody go through schooling, especially clinical work, with mental health issues? How did you cope? Tell me your stories!