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Many Paths, One Purpose: Career Choices for Social Work and Human Services Majors / Edition 1

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Overview

With all the career options in social work and human services, the right path or the best place to start may seem difficult to find. Many Paths, One Purpose identifies fifteen different career tracks in social work and human services and presents testimonials from professionals in each track. Each testimonial is divided into six subheadings that explore the career and its requirements. The subheadings are as follows: nature of the work, training and degree(s) required, personality traits and skills deemed important to succeed, difficulties of the work, rewards of the work, and how to get started on this career track. This comprehensive resource will be invaluable to individuals considering a career in social work or human services and those already in the profession.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761835158
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 7/26/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Tuyen D. Nguyen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at California State University, Fullerton.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. Clinical Social Work in an AIDS Service Organization Chapter 3 2. L'Invitation au Voyage: Career Counseling as a Profession Chapter 4 3. College Mental Health Counselor Chapter 5 4. Social Work Career Path as a Clinic Director and Therapist Chapter 6 5. Social Work Dean Chapter 7 6. A Peek Behind the Scenes with a Domestic Violence Shelter Director Chapter 8 7. Geriatric Social Work Chapter 9 8. Social Work Career Path as a Group Facilitator Chapter 10 9. Medical Social Work Chapter 11 10. Ministry in Social Work Chapter 12 11. On Being a Professor of Human Services Chapter 13 12. Probation Officer as a Career Choice for Social Workers Chapter 14 13. School Social Work Chapter 15 14. Social Work Career Path as Program Evaluator Chapter 16 15. The Social Worker as Policy Analyst Chapter 17 16. Illuminating the Addictive Process as a Clinician Part 18 List of Contributors

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