what is the difference between a licensed clinical social worker and a social worker?

i was looking at becoming a social worker however the pay is better for a lcsw, so do the two titles differ very much in their roles. i am in the U.S. and btw i havn't gone to school yet, but will be in the fall

Asked By: lucid_image89 - 2/2/2009
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I'm a social worker in the US. I work for CPS in California. Pay for this type of work varies drastically between different states. My salary is 54,000 a year but in other states I would make 30,000 for the same job... More
Answered By: Dorian - 2/5/2009
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Presumably you're in the US? "Licensed clinical social workers" don't really exist in the UK as a professional work is quite different here than in the States. If you are in Britain then the main thing you need to know is that you must register with the care council for your part of the UK in order to... More
Answered By: Platinum - 2/2/2009
The only difference between any role in society is... More
Answered By: Keyser SoSo - 2/2/2009
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