|What is Social Work||Related Career Titles|
|Related Major Skills||Job & Internship Search Links|
|Career Planning Links||UNCW School of Social Work|
Social work means engaging in psychosocial evaluation and intervention, including therapy, to the extent permitted by the licensure provisions of this chapter, to effect a change in the feelings, attitudes and behavior of a client, whether an individual, group or community. "Social work" also means engaging in community organization, social planning, administration and research.
The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being.
Utilizing theories of human behavior and social systems, social work intervenes at the points where people interact with their environments.
Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work.
|Agency Director||Deputy Director||International Social Worker|
|Child Welfare/Children's Services||Eligibility Specialist||Mental /Clinical Social Worker|
|Case Worker||Executive Director||Policy & Planning Specialist|
|Community Org. Dir.||Social Worker||Policy Advocate|
|Consultant||Food Stamp Administrator||Policy Analyst|
|School Social Worker||Health Care Specialist||Program Manager|
|Criminal Justice/Corrections Specialist||Substance Abuse Counselor||Intake Counselor|
|Employment/ Occupational Social Worker|
|Planning long-term projects||Recruiting/coordinating research subjects|
|Writing grant proposals||Evaluating|
|Maintaining records||Developing project designs|
|Interviewing||Understanding group dynamics|
|Observing human interactions||Recognizing cultural differences/similarities|
|Surveying and sampling||Identifying value systems|
|Gathering and organizing data||Examining data|
|Conducting field studies||Applying non-intrusive methods|
|Reaching new conclusions through comparative study||Utilizing statistical applications|
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