What is social worker: is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. It aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems.
What they do:Social workers help people resolve problems that affect their day-to-day lives.
People see social workers when they are going through a difficult period in their personal, family and/or work life.
Social workers help clients:
- identify and understand the source of stress or difficulty
- develop coping skills and find effective solutions to their problems
- find needed resources
- by providing counselling and psychotherapy.
Social workers deal with all ages, groups, backgrounds and income levels.