Days in the Lives of Social Workers: 54 Professionals Tell "Real-Life" Stories from Social Work Practice

ISBN: 9780965365307
Publisher: White Hat Communications
Edition: 2
Publication Date: 1999-09-01
Number of pages: 354
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Spend a day with social workers in 54 different settings, and learn about the many career paths available to you. Did you ever wish you could tag along with a professional in your chosen field, just for a day, observing his or her every move? DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS allows you to take a firsthand, close-up look at the real-life days of 54 professional social workers as they share their stories. Join them on their journeys, and learn about the rewards and challenges they face.

Here are some of the social work practice settings and roles you will read about:

community and inpatient mental health
inner-city and rural schools
prisons
private practice
HIV/AIDS
hospitals
the military
hospice
public child welfare
community organizing
summer camps
international settings
youth centers
managed care
public policy
...and many more.

This book is an essential guide for anyone who wants an inside look at the social work profession. Whether you are a social work student, an experienced professional wishing to make a change in career direction, or just thinking about going into the field, you will learn valuable lessons from the experiences described in DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS.

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