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