Social work is a profession that focuses on aiding the improvement of people’s lives. The focus lies in creating a better place for society. Social workers help others to deal with various situations that have landed them in dire straits as well as just daily coping issues. There is a wide range of people to work with including issues related to homelessness, veteran trauma, unemployment, child and spousal abuse, drug addiction, marital issues and more. The hope is that everyone is represented and receives fair treatment to enable personal growth.