101 Careers in Social Work by Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern

By Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern MSW LCSW, Dr. Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi PhD

What do documentary filmmakers, clash mediators, forensic social staff, researchers, psychological overall healthiness practitioners, human prone directors, scientific social employees, and coverage advocates have in universal? they're all strength careers for social employees. the second one variation of this renowned consultant to social paintings careers has been thoroughly up-to-date and accelerated to mirror present tendencies in social paintings schooling and social paintings perform, together with the employment outlook in a number of fields of perform, present accreditation criteria, middle potential, and licensing specifications, in addition to new possibilities for social employees due to health and wellbeing care reform and the sufferer safeguard and reasonable Care Act. With a spotlight at the interdisciplinary nature of social paintings, the publication describes either conventional careers and those who are off the overwhelmed direction in such arenas as forensic social paintings, social entrepreneurship, operating in political structures, overseas careers, and group practice.

Well prepared and written in a conversational tone, every one bankruptcy describes a specific social paintings area, illustrating particular careers inside that box together with top beneficial properties, demanding situations, required center knowledge and talents, and academic and licensing standards had to prevail. for every profession the publication additionally discusses employment outlook and contains advised references for extra in-depth details. brilliant tales from social employees around the state extra support readers to decide on a profession that may be a stable healthy. also, the e-book comprises up to date job-hunting instruments and internet sites, together with foreign possibilities, and how one can offset the excessive fee of upper schooling. Questionnaires and self-assessment checklists supply extra fodder to assist readers pick out a social paintings occupation adapted to their specific skills, pursuits, and passions.

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There are four categories of practice that states may regulate: Bachelor-level exam: To qualify to take this exam, you must have a BSW; in some cases, you may also need post-BSW work experience. ■⌀ Master-level exam: An MSW is required to apply for this examination, and you are eligible to take this exam right after graduation. ■⌀ Advanced generalist-level exam: An MSW is required, as are 2 years of post-master’s work experience. Your work experience only qualifies if you have been supervised by a social work professional licensed at this level or higher.

I could go on and on. What an amazing experience for a beginning social worker! INTAKE WORKER Intake workers are charged with taking reports of the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children, as well as determining if a report meets the legal criteria for child abuse and whether it warrants investigation by a caseworker. In some areas, the intake department is set up in a large room, like 31 II ■ Careers in Social Work a hotline, and caseworkers take calls from individuals around the state who are reporting the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a child.

30 4 ■ Careers in Child Welfare Social Worker Spotlight Jessica A. Ritter, BSW, MSSW, PhD Children’s Protective Services, Austin, Texas After graduating with my BSW from the University of Texas at Austin, I accepted a position as a caseworker at CPS. In my first position as a practicing social worker, I worked with the most severe cases of child abuse and neglect, since cases were transferred to me after a child was removed from the home by a CPS investigator. It was my job to work with the family and to make attempts to reunify the family if possible.

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