Social workers work with populations of all ages and may serve various cultural groups. Social workers provide a wide range of services at the national, state and domestic levels. Depending on their specialty, one may work in schools, government agencies, hospitals, mental health clinics, community centre and career centres. Social workers identify those who need help, assess their situations and develop plans to address their needs. People interested in social work should be empathetic and compassionate towards other people with an urge to alleviate their problems. Career as a social worker is at its prime with various organizations looking for trained professionals in this domain. Career opportunities exist in both government as well as private sector. One may work with National or International NGO's or Industrial or Corporate Sector. Bachelor or Master's degree in Social Work is recommended to practice social work. Graduates from any field may enroll for masters degree in social work but psychology, sociology, economics, and political science are recommended. Many institutions also offer M.Phil. and PhD programmes in Social Work. The top recruiters include NGOs (National or International ) like Green Peace, Smile Foundation, Aashayein etc. Schools and hospitals (Apollo, Maxx, Fortis etc.) also generate employment in these fields. Trending Field: Child social workers, Family social workers, Substance abuse social workers, Medical and public health social workers.
Social workers work with populations of all ages and may serve various cultural groups. Social workers provide a wide range of services at the national, state and domestic...Read more
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