By Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern MSW LCSW, Dr. Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi PhD
This publication is an important profession advisor for these pursuing a profession in social paintings. The consultant is either a catalog of social paintings activity descriptions and a advisor to profession making plans. Careers in Social paintings additionally highlights unconventional and state of the art occupation innovations comparable to forensic social paintings, social entrepreneurship, operating in political structures, group making plans, and meditation. Written in a undemanding type, the publication permits readers to create social paintings careers adapted to their distinct abilities, pursuits, and passions. Key gains: A catalog of over 50 social paintings careers, together with careers in rising fields important occupation improvement instruments equivalent to checklists and questionnaires invaluable tips on academic necessities, licensure, and carrying on with schooling
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A career in social work is an opportunity to engage in important and meaningful work that is always exciting, interesting, challenging, and never boring! 16 Part I The Profession of Social Work CHALLENGES OF A CAREER IN SOCIAL WORK Similar to other professions, social work careers also have their share of challenges. In fact, the characteristics that reﬂect the beneﬁts of social work can be its greatest challenges. For example, the very nature of the work and interaction with human beings and multiple systems can make a career in this profession challenging.
3. Recruiting prospective adoptive parents. It is unfortunate that there are not enough adoptive homes for all of the children who are available for adoption in this country. Recruitment is especially important for special needs children. Social workers may use a variety of strategies, such as community presentations, public service announcements on radio and television, and the Internet, to ﬁnd homes for these children. 4. Training and approving prospective adoptive parents. Many adoption agencies require parents to complete training (typically 10 to 12 weeks) to learn the adoption process, all of the requirements, and also to prepare them for the challenges and beneﬁts of adopting a child.
The employment of social workers is projected to increase 22% between 2006 and 2016, particularly for those working with older adults, children and families, substance abuse, and in medical/mental health settings. The growth of medical and public health social workers is expected to be 24%, while mental health/substance abuse social workers will grow by 30%, much faster than the average. S. Department of Labor, social workers held about 595,000 jobs in 2006. 2 provides a break down by type of social worker.