Check out the 2012 Student Recruitment Guide:
We have the experience, the resources, and the passion to help you be a leader in the field of social work.
Are you searching for meaning, action, and diversity in your life, and are you prepared to make an impact? Do you have passion, intelligence, and a history of service, and are you ready to commit yourself to social justice? Get involved. And be one of the more than half-million professional social workers in the United States dedicated to strengthening vulnerable families.
Our program emphasizes utilizing the latest research to inform best practice, understanding the reciprocal interactions of people and their social environment, and respecting diversity.
You have the ability—we'll give you the resources—to be the force of change in the world. Currently, a degree in social work is one of the most marketable in the country, and the Department of Labor projects significant job growth in the future. Few occupations can compete with it, as a degree in social work offers a broad range of opportunities.
What Social Workers Do: Any Given Day
Social Work Resources
National Association of Social Workers: www.naswdc.org
National Association of Social Workers Illinois: Chapter www.naswil.org
NASW Code of Ethics: www.naswdc.org/pubs/code/code.asp
NASW Information about Licensing in Illinois: www.naswil.org/licensure.htm
NASW Foundation Scholarships: www.naswfoundation.org/fellowships.asp
NASW Illinois Chapter Student Portal:
Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics:) www.bls.gov/k12/help05.htm
Council on Social Work Education: www.cswe.org
Association of Social Work Boards: www.aswb.org
National Association of Black Social Workers: www.nabsw.org
Illinois School Social Work Association: www.iassw.org
Help Starts Here (A Guide to the Social Work Profession:) www.helpstartshere.org