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Clinical Social Worker

Overview: The core of social work is promoting positive change in individuals, families and communities. Being a Clinical Social Worker in the Air Force Reserve offers a wonderful opportunity to assist and serve those who are serving their country, as reservists and their families often face unique pressures in adapting to military life.

Position: Officer


Specific Tasks:

  • Plan, manage and provide social service in mental health, medical, correctional, "Children Have a Potential" and child advocacy programs 
  • Consult with medical staff, commanders, base agencies and others relative to social services 
  • Conduct research and training


  • Master's in Social Work from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is mandatory
  • Must possess a valid, active, current and unrestricted  license issued by a U.S. jurisdiction at a level allowing independent clinical social work practice. Social Workers accessed without an independent clinical practice level license must obtain such license within 3 years of accession.


  • For those without a prior military service commission, the first step is completion of Officer Training School Abbreviated. This five-week course at Maxwell AFB, AL will familiarize you with military life, your role as an officer and military healthcare.