A social worker is a person who mostly promotes disadvantaged
people by helping them for the betterment of their lives, and is also
keen to understand the problems and harshness of their lives in order to
come up with some life changing solutions. They can be called social
workers as well as professional helpers. This profession is in demand
especially in the developing countries, and is worldwide appreciated as
help and support is provided to the disadvantaged people.
profession for those who have a strong desire to help the people in
order to make their lives happier. These workers assist some dejected
people by solving the issues, which usually turn them down for instance
family breakdowns and personal issues. They also help people who face
social issues, unemployment, poverty, fatal diseases, and disabilities.
They offer directions and help to the deserving people in their troubles
They also help poor and orphan children who don’t
have proper homes. They help them through government funds, treatments,
and education. On the other hand, they also help such parents who don’t
have children, by arranging them adoptions.
A social worker or a
professional worker should be well qualified. He/she must be at least
having a bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW). It’s a very minimum
qualification for such an important job. However, he/she should be
having major subjects like Sociology, Psychology, or some other Social
Sciences, or must have taken short courses in related subjects, for
instance child studies, case studies, education, economics, and
political sciences. For some high positions, a master’s degree is
required in social work.
Some limited jobs are offered for those
who have only a bachelor’s degree. Nevertheless, we can say that a
bachelors’ degree is a one possible condition to enter in this field.
Professional helpers are of different types in terms of service they
offer some of them are given below:
Some workers work in hospitals in order to help the patients, while some treat people facing some family conflicts.
workers offer their services in private practice by researching and
start working as administrators of social service programs, while some
of them involve themselves in social encouragement. They also provide
awareness on social issues like poverty, domestic violence, and
Social workers spend their very less time in offices
or residences, and are more likely to visit the attention deserving
areas. They visit local areas to encourage, and promote disadvantaged
people, and conduct several meetings for raising funds for deserving
people. Most of the workers try to make their offices in the close
vicinity of the targeted areas, so that their agency can easily access
the disadvantaged people and call for get together at any time when