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:
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects for Texas:
Child, family and
school social workers
Social and human services assistants
Substance abuse and
behavioral disorder counselors