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Social Worker

Job Summary

Responsible for helping vulnerable populations work through challenges. Teach stress management and coping methods, stand up for social justice, and improve communities and individual lives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide counseling and support to individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings, including mental health clinics, schools, hospitals, and private practices.
  • Help people of all ages cope with the challenges they face in their lives.
  • Identify people who need help and then evaluate their needs, situations, and strengths.
  • Refer individuals to local resources like childcare, healthcare services, and food stamps.
  • Advocate for the rights and well-being of clients and assist them with creating personal goals.
  • Support people who are dealing with problems like abuse, mental health issues, addiction, and poverty or are going through major life changes, such as divorce or the death of a loved one.
  • Follow up with individuals to see if their situations have improved since they accepted help.