Social work

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Social work in the child welfare system

Social work and child welfare have been tightly intertwined for many decades, for better or for worse. Retired social workers discuss their experiences to give prospective social workers insight into this field that seems to always have positions available.

February 14, 2022 | by Rashad Skinner

Social work and police reform

Without essential training, law enforcement agents are responding inappropriately to people in crisis. By bringing in trained healthcare workers, like social workers, crisis situations can often be resolved without injury.

December 3, 2021 | by Rashad Skinner

Joining local and national social work organizations

For students and new graduates, joining a social work organization is often the first step in building your professional network.

April 27, 2021 | by Ana Mcginley

Social work and its many rewarding destinations

A personal account of the broad application of a social work qualification from early fieldwork to psychogeriatric and general hospital placements, child protection, community education and more.

November 24, 2020 | by Ana Mcginley