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Social work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help improve people’s lives. The functions of social workers is to assist people by helping them cope with issues in their everyday lives, deal with their relationships, and solve personal and family problems.
Social workers help relieve people’s suffering, fight for social justice, and improve lives and communities. Most people think of social workers when they think of poverty alleviation and child welfare. Many social workers do that kind of work — and we do much more.
What do you love most about your roles and functions as a social worker?
As per the 25 responses provided, social workers are inclined to love their profession for the following reasons: it’s the best job with social justice values underlying all work; it offers flexibility and portability; they are able to help heal and/or problem solve; they help make the world a better place; they are …
What are the biggest role of a social worker in the community?
Community social workers help communities function. Some work directly with individuals, conducting needs assessments and making referrals to resources in the community. Others assess needs on a larger scale. They may plan and administer programs.
Every members of the community desire to stay safe, healthy and wealthy in all manners. Social services and social work have important role in helping the people to improve the quality of life by creating awareness and sustain the community by creating employment opportunities on their own effort.
Administrators perform policy and decision-making functions at the executive level, and managers implement those policies and decisions to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives (see Kettner 2002 in Introductory Works).