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 . . .
f 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 . . .
Social work is one of the few areas of education that prepares you to help improve the quality of people's lives in myriad ways. In social work, you'll help at the individual, family, group, and community level providing services that include child welfare, mental health, policy advocacy, assist specific populations (elderly, immigrants, etc.), substance abuse, . . .
This post will examine some of the advantages of a degree in social work over opting for a major in psychology. There are instances where the latter degree is beneficial. We will look at this scenario also. A Personal Choice A career in either field is altruistic. You have made the decision to help others, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. If you aspire to become a clinical social worker, then earning your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is just one step toward your goal. You will need to attain a license to practice clinical social work. While exact licensing requirements vary from state to state, it’s typical for aspiring . . .