"This is a vital and necessary guide to the social work profession .This book clarifies the social work mission, goals, and objectives, and strengthens and promotes them as well."
--Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW
Associate Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work,
"The authors do an excellent job of illustrating the uniqueness, diversity, and richness of the profession. I strongly recommend this book for use in social work orientation, advising and education."
--Saundra Starks, EdD, LCSW
Western Kentucky University
101 Careers in Social Work serves as both a catalog of social work job descriptions as well as a guide to career planning. The authors highlight the interdisciplinary nature of social work, and include unconventional, cutting-edge career options such as forensic social work, entrepreneurship, working in political systems, international careers, community planning, and more.
Written in a user-friendly style, each chapter focuses on a specific social work career, and outlines the challenges, core competencies and skills, and educational requirements needed to succeed. This book also includes questionnaires and checklists to help readers choose a career tailored to their unique talents, interests, and passions.