Child Welfare Worker "At this very moment, there are People only You can reach... And differences only you can make." Mike Dooley

Education: Minimum of a bachelor's degree in social work, but many receive master's degrees in social work.

Daily tasks: Child welfare workers spend most of their time in an office, but travel locally to visit clients.

Work skills: Resilient and able to handle large amounts of stress.

Salary: $46,810

Work schedule: 40 hour work week and sometimes weekends.

Work Environment: Can work in schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, private practice, prisons, military, or a social service agency.

Issues/problems that may arise: While doing a house call, they could be put in a dangerous situation with an abuser.

Benefits (paid holidays, breaks, retirement, etc.): Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, retirement plan, life insurance, health/dental insurance

How do they help children and/or families? They protect children from situations of abuse, neglect, or other forms of mistreatment.

Madison MacDonald


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