Useful for social work majors or readers considering the possibility of social work as a career, this new edition provides updated career facts and statistics.
This practical reference provides basic information on becoming a social worker, including information on accredited social work programs at all levels - baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs - as well as guidance on social work licensing regulations and procedures, fields and organizations that employ social workers, applying for employment, and even adapting to one's first job in social work. All of the information is provided in clear, direct language and in easy-to-follow charts and tables. This new edition provides up-to-date statistics on fields of social work, current addresses of professional social work and related organizations, and updated information about licensing procedures and regulations in every state.
For anyone intersted in social work.
Taking into account the tremendous growth that has taken place in the field since the first (1998) edition, this practical volume covers issues including what social work is, jobs available, education needed, finding employment, working in the many social work settings, and surviving in the profession. Abundant appendices present codes, programs, forms, and other resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)