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The field of social work is so diverse that there are many combinations of degrees and licensed credentials that can provide you with a highly marketable set of skills.
Looking for a quick overview of the Social Work program? Take a look at Social Work at a Glance for a short summary of what a social and human services assistant does.
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:
Skills that make effective social workers and counselors 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, all other
Social and human services assistants
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors