Updated: Mar 1, 2021
Happy Social Work Month!
I’m kicking of our blog series with National Social Work Month! March is National
Social Worker’s month and a time to celebrate the social work profession!
This year’s theme set by the National Association of Social Workers is Social Workers
They are social workers are everywhere. They work in schools, in mental health centers,
substance abuse centers, and private practices.
The beautiful aspect about social work is its an amazingly diverse field that is integrated
multiple industries, demographics and economic status. I know sometimes people view
social workers as primarily child protective service workers however there are many titles
a social worker may also have. There also titles such as medical social worker, diversity
trainer, grief counselor, college professor, or policy advocate.
Social Workers gained national visibility over the last year visibility as communities have
undergone a wide range of crisis. Whether it was helping isolated older adults, remote
schooling, or sheltering people experiencing homelessness many were quick to provide
resources and mental health support. Social workers often are unsung heroes, but they
play an essential role in helping people from different backgrounds to live life to the
I look forward to posting more about social workers and hope you’re able to learn more
about this remarkable profession. Don’t forget to say a kind word to the social workers
that you know and let them know, they’re essential….Until next time, stay motivated.