Careers in Social Work

Variety and Flexibility

Bachelor of Social Work graduates are prepared to work effectively with individuals, families, small groups, communities, and organizations in a variety of settings. Graduates are employed in public and private settings. They provide both direct and indirect services to individuals, families, and groups, and are often involved in organizational planning and management. Some of the settings in which they may be employed include:

 advocacy programs  homeless shelters 
 aging services  hospices
 children and youth services  hospitals/clinics
 child and adult day care centers  legal services agencies
 churches  mental health services
 community action agencies  neighborhood coalition programs
 community crisis centers  nursing homes
 correctional facilities  public health agencies
 criminal justice agencies  residential treatment programs
 disabilities  schools
 domestic violence programs  substance abuse programs
 employee assistance programs  training/vocational centers 
 head start programs  vocational rehabilitation
 home care agencies  voluntary associations

 

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