What is the best direction to getting a job in Social Work?

What is the best direction to getting a job in Social Work? Are there in-house on the job training, or do you have to have qualifications up to a certain level? Can anyone please answer this for me as i need to make a decision on how to quickly change my career choice and gain new qualifications to get into Social Work. Thank you!

Asked By: - 8/8/2011
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Psychology is a fascinating and broad field of study. Each year almost 75,000 American students graduate with a bachelor's degree in psychology, but many of them never go on to practice or research in the field. You might be surprised at the diverse jobs you can get with a psychology degree. Psychology is the study of... More
Answered By: Saleem javeed Mohammed - 8/8/2011
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Your best source of information would be a person in your own city who holds the job that you would like to have. As an example, where I live you must have a 4 year degree, but it can be in any related field (i.e. education, psychology, etc.). You should be aware that social work is a relatively low-paying profession... More
Answered By: Punky Do - 8/8/2011
In the UK you have to be registered to get a job as a social worker. In order to do that you must have a social work qualification, either a BA/BSc in Social Work or an MA/MSc in Social Work... More
Answered By: Mark A - 8/12/2011
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