Social Work Leadership - You've Been Promoted to Manager:
What To Expect and How To Move Forward

by Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., MSW, MPH, and Becky S. Corbett, MSW, ACSW

After working hard to prove your worth and potential, you have been promoted to a leadership role. You are excited about your new position as manager and have many ideas about what can be done differently and what needs to be changed. You can’t wait to start, but it may be beneficial to take some time to consider several important issues.

Cite: Clark, E., Corbett, B. (2018).Social Work Leadership – You’ve been promoted to manager: What to expect and how to move forward. The New Social Worker®: The Social Work Careers Magazine. Retrieved from