By: Victoria Faso p.10 Ms. Paulin
Social Workers can better a person's future
Social Workers need a Masters and Bachelors Degree
UIC is a good college for the career of a social worker
Job Outlook & Growth 2010-20: 25% (Faster than average) Job Openings: 128,300
Interview clients about their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services can help them.
Keep case history records and prepare reports.
Give clients information about where to go and how to apply based on their situation.
Discuss the cause of the problems and provide solutions.
Address legal issues to clients.
Develop and review service plans in consultation with clients, and preform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
Average Hours/ Working Schedule: Social Workers usually work evenings and weekends.
Working Location: In a agency that specials in just social workers.
Salary/ Wage: $19.56 hourly $40,680 -$80,000 annually
Skills Required/ Education Needed
Therapy and Counseling 91%
English Language 81%
Sociology and Anthropology 75%
Customer and Personal Service 73%
Complex Problem Solving
Judgement and Decision making
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