How to be a Great Social Worker

1305 Words Jan 28th, 2018 5 Pages
Becoming a Social Worker requires a lot of schooling and on the job experience. The more training and experience that is achieved the higher up someone can get within the Social Working career. A Social Worker can work with a wide range of people and situations. Mainly Social Workers work with the oppressed, maltreated, or abused clients. Not all Social Workers are the same and not all job areas require the same about of work. Even though, as a Social Worker, your jobs to help others it is important that you balance your time by also allowing time for yourself. Social Workers offer their services to a wide variety of people. They work towards meeting the basic needs of all people. Not only is it a mission to bring diversity to others but they also pay attention to the needs of autonomy and empowerment. The origins of social work started with wealthy christian women wanting to help to poor. Over the years it has grown into helping anyone and everyone meet their basic needs. The job market has increased and the population that social workers provide services to has increased as well. As the job market increases so do the requirements and experience needed to become a social worker. Licensing and education becomes less universal as each state has their own specifications. As we conducted our interview with Noreen Mcgirr, the Clinical…
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