Social_Work

Social Work

Definition

Social Work is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being.

http://www.casw-acts.ca/en/what-social-work

Career description

  • Identify people who need help;
  • Assess clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals;
  • Develop plans to improve their clients’ well-being;
  • Help clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as illness, divorce, or unemployment;
  • Research and refer clients to community resources, such as food stamps, child care, and health care.

http://www.truity.com/career-profile/social-worker

 

Jobs directly related to the qualification

  • Social Worker;
  • Self reliance Case Worker
  • Peer Group Trainer
  • Health Supervisor
  • Family Support
  • Probation Officer

Websites

http://www.socialworker.com/

http://ifsw.org/

People/Organisation

Darrell Wheeler, Tom Walsh, Preston Dyer, Thyra J. Edwards

Bursary opportunities

Department of Social Development, Department of Health,