Careers in Social Work / Edition 1

Careers in Social Work / Edition 1

by Leon H. Ginsberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205265537

ISBN-13: 9780205265534

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Useful for social work majors or readers considering the possibility of social work as a career, this new edition provides updated career facts and statistics. This practical reference provides basic information on becoming a social worker, including information on accredited social work programs at all levels - baccalaureate,…  See more details below

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Useful for social work majors or readers considering the possibility of social work as a career, this new edition provides updated career facts and statistics. This practical reference provides basic information on becoming a social worker, including information on accredited social work programs at all levels - baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs - as well as guidance on social work licensing regulations and procedures, fields and organizations that employ social workers, applying for employment, and even adapting to one's first job in social work. All of the information is provided in clear, direct language and in easy-to-follow charts and tables. This new edition provides up-to-date statistics on fields of social work, current addresses of professional social work and related organizations, and updated information about licensing procedures and regulations in every state. For anyone intersted in social work.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205265534
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Working in Social Work1
1What Is Social Work?3
2Where the Jobs Are24
3Education for Social Work Careers44
4Guidelines for Finding Social Work Employment62
5Salaries and Benefits74
6Licensing, Credentials, and Legal Regulation for Social Work Practice87
Pt. 2Social Work Employment Settings99
7Working in Government Agencies and Services101
8Social Work in Mental Health and Health118
9Working with Other Adults and Children132
10Crime and Delinquency Services144
11Social Work Jobs in Smaller Communities, Organizations, and International Settings151
12Macro-Social Work Careers158
Pt. 3Success and Satisfaction on the Job165
13Things Social Workers Need to Know that They May Not Have Been Taught in Social Work School167
14Surviving on the Job177
App. 1The National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics192
App. 2Accredited Master's and Bachelor's Social Work Programs and Programs in Candidacy for Accreditation207
App. 3Example of State Government Application Form213
App. 4Examples of Federal Government Application Forms217
App. 5Board Structure/Statutory Provisions (A State Comparison Study)225
App. 6Levels of Practice Regulated (A State Comparison Study)235
References241
Index243

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