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People looking for a career with meaning, action, diversity, satisfaction, and an abundance of options are often drawn to social work. Social workers are highly trained professionals who care about people, who want to make things better, who want to relieve suffering, who want their work to make a difference.

Social Work Profession Overview

Read the Social Work Profession Overview to find out more about the following topics:

  • Who Are Social Workers?
  • Examples of Social Work Practice
  • Professional Standards
  • Educational and Licensing Requirements
  • Social Work Salaries
  • Additional Resources
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