Daily Task- Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives.
Work schedule- social workers generally work full time. sometimes they will work evening, weekends and holidays.
Salary- In 2015 the median pay for social workers was 45,900 per year or 22.07 per hour.
Work Environment- Most social workers work in an office, they may spend time visiting clients. School social workers may be assigned to multiple schools and travel around the school district.
Issues/problems- Understaffing and large caseloads may cause for work to be more stressful
Benefits- you get the satisfaction of being to help other cope with their daily lives.
How do they help children or families- social workers meet with clients and organize support and advocacy groups. Social workers help them cope with the problems that occurring in their life.
Education- You have to have a bachelors degree in social work for most entry level positions. However some employees may hire workers who have a similar bachelors degree such as psychology or sociology.
Work skills- some work skills you should posses to be a social worker is communication skills, empathy, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills and time management skills.