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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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4 Unique Careers in Social Work

Posted by Tricia Hussung on November 02, 2015  /   Posted in Social Work News

Individuals who pursue social work degrees are ready to make a difference in the lives of others and improve their communities. In fact, social work is a helping profession with a clear code of ethics and a mission to empower clients while addressing both private issues and public concerns. Social workers work closely with those

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Don’t distress, de-stress! Social workers can help

Posted by on May 22, 2013  /   Posted in Social Work News

Stress is a common occurrence for many people. Juggling work, family and other obligations can take its toll. Don’t let stress get the better of you. The first step to dealing with stress is understanding it. From there, you can employ several tactics to help manage and mitigate your stress levels. Read on for more

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Drug Abuse and the Kentucky Family

Posted by on April 30, 2013  /   Posted in Social Work News

Kentucky, along with many other states in the nation, is facing a silent epidemic. The non-medical use and abuse of prescription drugs is a severe problem in many areas of the state, but the general population remains largely unaware of the issue. The truth is that, according to the Attorney General, Kentucky has the sixth

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Social Work: Protecting Your Title

Posted by on April 16, 2013  /   Posted in Social Work News

You wouldn’t want a doctor who hadn’t been through medical school or a lawyer who hadn’t passed the bar. So why should companies and organizations be allowed to place candidates without a social work degree in a social work position? Many believe that they shouldn’t. Social workers reach out to people when they are most vulnerable. It takes a special skill set

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