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what do social workers do

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hi Makayla

Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to

enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social functioning is the way in which people perform their social roles, and the structural

institutions that are provided to sustain them. Social work applies social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, political science, public health,

community development, law, and economics, to engage with client


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As Mohammed stated there's a lot of aspects to the field. There are more political aspects where a social worker may work for an advocacy center, there are many who are mental health therapists, others working in social policy, and various case management services.

Ethically we have a duty to value relationships with others, with special considerations towards oppressed and vulnerable populations. There are often courses while in school that cover racism and oppression because of the important role social justice and being respectful and mindful of various cultural practices plays in social work practice.