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Social work
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A military social worker counseling a soldier
Occupation
Names Registered/licensed social worker
Activity sectors
Social welfare, social services, government, health, public health, mental health, occupational safety and health, community organization, non-profit, law
Description
Competencies Improving the social environment and well-being of people by facilitating, and developing resources
Education required
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Social Work, Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSc) or a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDipSW) for general practice; Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Science (MSc) for advanced practice; Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) or Professional Doctorate (ProfD or DProf) for or specialized practice. Registration and licensing differs depending on region
Fields of
employment
Child and women protection services, non-profit organizations, government agencies, disadvantaged groups centers, hospitals, schools, churches, shelters, community agencies, social planning, think tanks, correctional services

Social work is work done to help society. A social worker is an individual who represents the social well-being of society. This sub-group does not have a defined employment track, they may be privately (hospital), independently, or publicly (government) employed that gives adequate welfare and helps people who cannot help themselves including physically disabled people, person with other disabilities, people addicted to alcohol, and people with addictions to drugs. This person helps the disadvantaged person acquire a normal life (job, home, money, etc.)

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