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The field of social work is so diverse that there are virtually endless combinations of degrees and licensed credentials that can provide you with a marketable set of skills in a job market where demand often outstrips the supply of qualified workers.
Your career opportunities will vary widely depending on your level of education, experience and place of employment.
There are three main types of social work:
Possible positions include:
General skills that make social workers and counselors more effective in their jobs include:
America’s Career Infonet gives detailed information about the skills, abilities, work activities and recommended education for related jobs in Texas.
Child, family and school social workers
Counselors (other than behavioral disorder and substance abuse)
Social and human services assistants
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors