The field of social work utilizes social theories to understand human problems, to enhance people's lives and to improve society as a whole. Many who work in this field specialize in particular areas, such as aiding children, assisting those with life-threatening problems or helping people overcome addictions.
$62,410.32/year or $29.89/hour
Azusa Pacific, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, Loma Linda University, UCLA, USC
Local: National Association of Social Workers – California
National: National Association of Social Workers
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