Child, Family, School Social Worker
Assisting kids and parents to repair past or current issues
Not only do they help children struggling with issues at home, but also in schools. They respond to crises in the classroom and help children who act out, who are stressed, or who are being targeted and bullied in their school environment. Social workers also provide support and therapy to children who have experienced traumas, losses, or extra-familial abuse.
This career offers a range of annual ranges. The median annual range is usually around $39,960. It can range higher depending on where you work. This career requires you to have at least a bachelor's degree, anything higher is also accepted.
A child, family, and school social worker's main goal is so help give physical and emotional support to children and parents so that that family can remain safe and loving.
Consulting with the parent(s) to work over an issue
Social workers need to talk to the parents as well as the child, in order to see connections, and to work things out as a family.
Providing individual and personal help for a child
If a child requests to speak alone, individual help is required. It allows the child to be more open about said issue. It also can create a bond between the social worker and the child, for more honesty to asked questions.
Assisting a child in a stressful school situation
When a child is stressed about school or being messed with by other children, this allows social workers to speak to them and work the issue out with other students, teachers, and other staff members. Their goal is to make the child feel safe in the school environment at all times.