Welcome to the social worker’s field! If you are interested in a career as a social worker, you’ve come to the right book. What exactly do these people do on the job every day? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in this field? How much can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various professions? Is this the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more.
Social Workers: A Practical Career Guide, which includes interviews with professionals in this field which has proven to be a stable, lucrative, and growing profession.
Tracy Brown Hamilton is a writer, editor, and journalist based in the Netherlands. She has written several books on topics ranging from careers to media, economics to pop culture. She lives with her husband and three children.
Chapter 1Why Choose a Career in Social Work?
Chapter 2Forming a Career Plan as a Social Worker
Chapter 3Pursuing the Education Path
Chapter 4Pursuing a Professional Social Worker Career
About the Author