The Growing Need for Geriatric Social Work

Posted by Tricia Hussung on June 20, 2016  /   Posted in Social Work News

Approximately 70 million Americans will be over age 65 by 2030, up from 35 million in 2000, the U.S. Administration on Aging predicts. Older adults will represent 19 percent of the population in 2030. With individuals in the baby boomer generation reaching age 65 and life expectancy increasing, the United States is undergoing a large-scale

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5 Rewarding Theology Jobs

Posted by Tricia Hussung on May 24, 2016  /   Posted in Theology News

Many people choose to study religion as a meaningful way to improve their professional prospects while deepening their faith. Those who study theology can be skilled professionals in a variety of career paths. In general, theology degree programs focus on preparing students for leadership roles in their religious organization or church. They provide the biblical

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Social Work vs. Clinical Psychology

Posted by Tricia Hussung on March 28, 2016  /   Posted in Psychology News, Social Work News

For many choosing a career in social services, the biggest choice to make is between pursuing social work or psychology. While the two disciplines have some similarities, they differ in ways like required level of education and earning potential. Both social workers and psychologists help people deal with problems that interfere with daily life, but

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Social Work License Options in Kentucky

Posted by Tricia Hussung on February 22, 2016  /   Posted in Social Work News

Now is a great time to consider a career in social work, especially in the Bluegrass State. According to the Kentucky Statewide Occupational Employment Outlook, social work occupations are expected to grow exponentially. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that overall employment of social workers is expected to grow 12 percent through 2024,

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Reasons to Consider a Human Services Degree

Posted by LearningHouse on January 19, 2016  /   Posted in Human Services News

Pursuing a degree in human services is a unique opportunity to start a career based on helping others and finding solutions for those who are most vulnerable. Human services is a multi-faceted discipline that combines problem-solving and intervention analysis to improve community and family life. Alleviating poverty and providing humanistic support to communities requires awareness

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