The official theme for Social Work Month, March 2018, is Social Workers: Leaders, Advocates, and Champions. Celebrated each March the nation’s more than 650 thousand social workers turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. The NASW reports social workers confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society and forge solutions that help people reach their full potential and make our nation a better place to live. Social Work Month brings awareness about the important work that social workers do every day.
In 1984, the White House officially recognized Social Work Month. Some past themes focused on AIDS/HIV, hate crimes, violence prevention, children in poverty and homelessness. In the meantime, statistics show that employment for social workers across the spectrum of specialties continues to grow exponentially. For instance, employment of child, family and school social workers is projected to grow 14 percent from 2016 to 2026. Social work is one of the most stable and recession-proof careers according to socialjusticesolutions.org
Baby boomers all are grown up. As the population ages, social workers with expertise in gerontology will be in high demand. The demand for more substance abuse, child welfare, corporate program, and individual and family
Our Note: Our personal and heartfelt congratulations to all celebrating Social Work Month. You have chosen a noble profession that truly improves lives and demonstrated a genuine care and concern for humanity and our society. It truly is an honor for Associated Billing Center, LLC to be associated with you and to be able to support your efforts.
Source: Gary R’nel
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