Defining the Social Worker Profession [Infographic]

Defining the Social Worker Profession [Infographic]

March is National Social Work Month and this year's theme by the NASW is "Social Work Matters." This infographic by the University of Southern California School of Social Work online MSW program aims to highlight the rapid growth in employment, give a sample of careers, and show some of the most famous social workers that made a difference in our world. If you're not sure what the social worker profession is all about, read on. There are currently 640,000+ social workers in the United States and the profession is expected to grow in the next few years. Via MSW@USC: ​Online MSWThis article was written by Community Manager, Jenn Pedde, on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver their online MSW degree. Jenn is also the co-founder of TheCommunityManager.com, and loves to travel.Social work month image from Shutterstock

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There you are: sitting on the beach, covered in sunscreen, reading your favorite book, drinking your favorite drink under the cool shade of an umbrella. Life doesn't get any better than this. Suddenly, a door slams, a phone rings, a printer turns on. You jolt back into consciousness. You're at work, sitting in your cubicle, without even a hint of sunshine streaming in from outside.

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