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Psychology-related Careers and Education: Social Work

Social Work: A Diverse Field

Social work is a diverse field encompassing working with children, low-income individuals, people with disabilities, senior citizens, people in the criminal justice system, people with substance abuse issues, and much more. To get a sense of the broad array of social work practice, take a look at these books:

Social work with...

Social Work Careers

Below are selected books about social work careers. Use the links below to view additional books, but also consider searching for particular areas of practice (child welfare, human services, addiction counseling, criminal justice, etc):

Social Work - Legal Issues

Social Workers - United States

Social Service - Vocational Guidance

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Information on job outlook, educational requirements, salary expectations and more.

This is a sampling of related occupations. For each of the entries below, look at the Similar Occupations tab to see more career options.

Also make sure to look at the More Info section, which provides great information on professional associations related to this field.

Social Work Education

The Council on Social Work Education provides a directory of accredited baccalaureate and master's levels social work degree programs:

Directory of Social Work Education Programs

Social work encompasses diverse careers. Below are selected books about social work education. Use the link below to view additional books, but also consider searching for particular areas of practice:

Social work education

 

Subject Guide

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