101 Careers in Social Work by Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern

By Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern MSW LCSW, Dr. Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi PhD

This is an important and beneficial consultant to the social paintings professionÖ.This ebook clarifies the social paintings challenge, targets, and ambitions, and strengthens and promotes them as well."
--Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW
affiliate Dean, Wurzweiler university of Social paintings,
Yeshiva University

The authors do a good task of illustrating the distinctiveness, range, and richness of the career. I strongly suggest this e-book to be used in social paintings orientation, advising and education."
--Saundra Starks, EdD, LCSW
Western Kentucky University

101 Careers in Social Work serves as either a catalog of social paintings activity descriptions in addition to a advisor to occupation making plans. The authors spotlight the interdisciplinary nature of social paintings, and contain unconventional, state-of-the-art profession ideas resembling forensic social paintings, entrepreneurship, operating in political structures, overseas careers, group making plans, and extra.

Written in a effortless variety, each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a particular social paintings occupation, and descriptions the demanding situations, middle skills and talents, and academic requisites had to prevail. This ebook additionally comprises questionnaires and checklists to assist readers opt for a occupation adapted to their certain abilities, pursuits, and passions.

Key gains:

  • A catalog of a hundred and one social paintings careers, together with careers in rising fields
  • Helpful profession improvement instruments, together with self-assessment checklists, interviews with training social staff, and questionnaires
  • Guidance on academic specifications, licensure, and carrying on with schooling
  • An complete bankruptcy devoted to job-hunting assistance and profession making plans suggestion

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It is critical that you attend a program that is accredited by CSWE, or you may be limited when it comes to future employment, licensure, and higher education. org) includes many links regarding social work educational programs, student resources, and professional issues. org) includes links to doctoral programs and information regarding social work research. 21 I ■ The Profession of Social Work When applying to a specific BSW or MSW program, it is important that you check the website for the specific requirements for admission, which vary from program to program.

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