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Social Work is work in any of the services provided by local government for the care of underprivileged people, eg the poor, the aged, people with disabilities, etc. The Chambers 21st Century Encyclopedia

Careers in Social Work

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about the top 20 occupations for social work.

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Click the image below for information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on pay expectations, pay per state, job outlook, duties, work environment, similar occupations, etc.




Professional organizations serve many purposes:

  • Providing professional development
  • Providing a professional network
  • Listing job opportunities
  • Providing professional support and advocacy
  • Informing on current trends and issues in the field 


National Association of Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers - Tennessee Chapter

School Social Work Association of America

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