Social Work News

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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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 admin 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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