Social Work Career Development: A Handbook For Job Hunting And Career Planning

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Social work is a complex profession with multiple specialties and work settings. Very few mass market career publications or web sites address in detail the career management and job search needs of social workers across job functions, fields, or degree levels.

Social Work Career Development is the most comprehensive book of its kind and a superb reference for any social worker. Updated to respond to changes in the job market and the profession since the best-selling first edition, this unique handbook addresses in detail the career management and job search needs of social workers, including self-assessment exercises, strategies for researching the job market and networking, details on resumes, curriculum vitae, and portfolios; tips on selecting master's and doctoral programs, and much more.

Social Work Career Development is a must for practitioners, managers, and faculty. It may be the most valuable career planning tool available to students and should be in every college career center and library.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
Questions to facilitate research regarding the market in sub-fields of social work
Interview questions by function for practice
Pitfalls and illegal questions in interviews
Licensure and certification for social work and related specialties
Detailed vignettes of job searches at the BSW, MSW, and PhD levels

Also available:

Professional Writing for the Human Services - ISBN 0871011999
Social Work Research Methods: Building Knowledge For Practice - ISBN 0871013002

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NASW Press, a division of National Association of Social Workers (NASW), is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences. We serve faculty, practitioners, agencies, libraries, clinicians, and researchers throughout the United States and abroad.

Known for attracting expert authors, the NASW Press delivers professional information to hundreds of thousands of readers through its scholarly journals, books, and reference works.

Some of the areas we publish in include:

-Social work in the field of aging
-Models of social work
-Social work with children and adolescents
-Ethics in social work
-Community organization
-Professional development

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