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Social Work: Careers in Social Work

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Social Work Careers

  • Child Protection Caseworker 

  • Intake Worker 

  • CPS Investigator 

  • Family Preservation Caseworker 

  • Substitute Care Caseworker 

  • Foster Care and Adoption Caseworker 

  • Careers with Private or nonprofit agencies 

  • Careers in Child Welfare Research 

  • Careers with the government 

  • Child Welfare Advocate 

  • Adult Protective Services Caseworker
  • Adult Day Centers
  • Residential Care Case Manager
  • Psychogeriatrics
  • Hospice Social Worker
  • Home Health Social Worker
  • Geriatric Case Manager
  • Disaster and Emergency Management
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Family Violence Counselor
  • Sexual Assault Counselor
  • Policy Advocate
  • Probation Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Correctional or Detention Officer
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Juvenile Justice Counselor
  • Gang Prevention Counselor
  • Family Court Social Worker
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Restorative Justice
  • Forensic Social Work
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Mental Health Evaluator
  • Mitigation Specialist
  • Immigrant, Refugee, and Asylee Resettlement Worker
  • Immigration Policy Advocate
  • Disaster Relief Worker
  • Human Rights Worker
  • International Development Worker
  • United Nations/UNICEF
  • Income Assistance Caseworker / Employment Counselor
  • Poverty Advocate
  • Lobbyist
  • Campaign Worker
  • Legislative Aide
  • Field Organizer
  • Policy Analyst/Researcher
  • Advocacy Organization
  • Legislator or Public Official
  • Community Planner
  • Community Developer
  • Community Organizer
  • Urban Communities
  • Rural Social Worker
  • Government Agency Administrator
  • Executive Director
  • Program Manager
  • Public Relations / Media Relations
  • Volunteer Services Director
  • Ombudsman
  • Animal-assisted social work