There's a theory that we have four burners in our life. One is our friends, one is our work, one is our family, and one is our health. While there is science and industry around three of these, one often gets overlooked: the family. Individuals who seek to gain an education in family studies can . . .
While you can obtain a social science degree from essentially any university, many of the most preeminent thinkers are present at the nation's top schools. Historically, these degree programs involved pursuing an in-person degree, but in recent years more and more social science degree programs have started offering their degrees online. While many of our . . .
The field of community and social services isn’t one that you typically associate with high-level mathematics. As a prospective social work major, you might wonder if you will have to take math classes in college. Although you probably won’t need to complete advanced math classes, students interested in social work will still need to take . . .
With your emotional skills, interpersonal skills, communication and organizational skills, you could be a great social worker. However, it’s natural to want to know that this demanding career, and the college education needed to attain it, are worthwhile. Social work is not a career field for individuals whose primary career motivation is money, but it . . .
Social work is among the most altruistic of professions. If you feel a calling to help others through challenges that include mental illness, abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, poverty homelessness and trauma and other crises, then you might make an excellent social worker. As a high school student, some ways to prepare to earn your . . .
You may already know that you want a career that is meaningful, one that allows you to improve the lives of others and give back to your community. What you may not know is which career is the best fit for you. Two of the most popular degree paths for aspiring community and social service . . .
Social work and psychology are similar fields in many ways, so it’s no wonder students who have a desire to help others often feel drawn to these disciplines. Despite their similarities, there are important distinctions between the fields of social work and psychology in terms of the perspective of the fields, professionals’ work functions and . . .
You may know that you have a calling to be a social worker, but you still have to make some choices about your education. Will you end your college studies after earning your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or go on to graduate school to attain your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree? While . . .
If you find meaning in working to rehabilitate convicted criminals into productive members of society, then you might be then you might be the perfect fit for a social services position in the criminal justice system. interested in working in a. Both criminal justice and social work are acceptable programs of study for a career . . .