Social Work Programs

December 22, 2009

Quotes on Addiction: Gaining Inspiration

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famousquotesAddiction is usually used in the context of drugs or alcohol but it applies as well to other situations including internet, overeating and more broadly to habits we have that we repeat and feel we can’t live without. It is a state of mind that needs to be uprooted. (more…)

December 15, 2009

Average Social Worker Salary: Part II

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averagesocialworkermoneypictureI’ve gotten some feedback from other friends in the field so wanted to add more info to my early post. The average social worker salary may be higher than you thought. There is a bad rap for the social work field of having a reputation as a low paying career. After all, many people in this profession work for non-profit or government organizations…not the best payers in the world in most cases. However, the appeal of the profession is high among those who want to make a real difference in the world. People who do this work help keep children safe, assist adults in creating better lives for themselves, and help families learn to live together and love one another more effectively. It can be very rewarding. But, can you live on the money you make? (more…)

December 10, 2009

What is a Criminal Justice Social Worker

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criminaljusticesocialworkerpicSocial work is a very rewarding career that is all about helping and guiding others toward better lives. There are many specializations in this field. You can work with children who are abused or neglected. You can choose to work with indigent adults in medical facilities, or you may choose to help the poor find services that can help them financially. Then, there is the criminal justice social worker. This is a highly specialized area of the field and requires a special sort of personality to perform the job adequately, as it has a lot of unique challenges. Here’s what one is and what you may have to do if you choose this interesting and in-demand career path. (more…)

December 6, 2009

Social Work Cover Letter

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socialworkcoverletterSocial work is a very remarkable career. If you are aspiring to work in this field, a well written social work cover letter is important. It’s the first introduction to you that an employer will have. It can also have a personal quality to it since the resume that gets distributed is generally identical from job to job application and not customized. You can use the cover letter to highlight some of your unique characteristics.
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