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Social Work Job Outlook  

Great news for social workers! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), the expected growth for social work jobs between 2010 and 2020 will grow by 25 percent! This percent of growth is faster than the average of all other occupations. 20 percent of social workers will be needed to work with children, families and school social workers, 34 percent for healthcare, 31 percent for mental health and substance abuse while the remaining 16 percent will be needed for “other” social work roles.  

Children, Families, and School Social Work 

 

Social Work I or Social Worker II – Metropolitan Family Services

 

Tier I Positive Behavior Specialist, Tier II Interventions Specialist, Universal Supports Manager, Attendance and Truancy Specialist/Manager, Students in Temporary living Situations Program Resource & Training Coordinator, Crisis Coordinator – Chicago Public School District

 

Child Welfare Services Supervisor (Foster Care) –Lawrence Hall Youth Services

 

Child Protection Specialist, Child Welfare Specialist – Department of Children and Family Services-Illinois

 

 

 

Health Care

 

Social Worker MSW – Mayo Clinic

 

Team Social Worker – Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care

 

Social Worker LSW/LCSW – Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

 

 

 

Mental Health and Substance Use Counseling

 

Addictions Counselor, Social Worker, AODA Counselor – Rogers Memorial Hospital

 

Staff Therapist, Crisis Worker – Community Counseling Centers of Chicago

 

Clinical Therapist – City of Chicago

 

 

 

“Other”

 

Social Worker – United States Army 

 

Social Worker – Department of Veterans Affairs

 

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012). Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Social-workers.htm

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