Originally Posted by Qwerk
Not so true anymore. Yes, some schools require courses that don't have anything to do directly with therapy (such as casework), but plenty of schools have clinical tracks that do prepare students exclusively for careers in psychotherapy and related professions. Like Vasa Lisa said, it depends on the program and on your concentration within the program. All of the courses I'm taking now as an M.S.W. are geared toward clinical practice.
That's awesome! which program are you in?
Also, does the clinical concentrated MSW still do fieldwork jobs such as casework and stuff?