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Angela Chan

Social services manager, Community advocate, Experienced in partnership and collaboration development
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Sunnyvale, CA
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Ari K. Sep 09, 2015 3889 views

I am interested in becoming a Child/Family Welfare Social Worker.

Hi! So, I'm 16 and a junior in high school. I'm currently looking at accredited colleges of social work I'd be interested in attending. What are some other things I should do to prepare? Also! Can someone tell me what an average day to day work day is like? I'm interested specifically in...

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Erika M. Mar 10, 2016 775 views

How many classes do I need to take for the career of a social worker?

I like working with kids but I do not want to teach and I was interested in childcare or social worker. social-work...

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Morrigan M. Apr 15, 2016 863 views

How many years of college do you need to complete to become a social worker?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I am interested in becoming a social worker because I want to work with children and give back. Do you need to get your bachelor's and your master's or just your bachelor's? Also what is it like to be a social worker? social-work high-school social-worker...

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Anina H. May 02, 2016 2824 views

What is the best part about being a social worker?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. I have a fellow classmate who wants to become a social worker. I've heard that it's a "thankless" job. Why would they want to do it? What makes the job worth it?...

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Alyssa A. May 04, 2016 3957 views

How competitive is the social work field?

Hi, I'm Alyssa. I was wondering how competitive the social work field is because I'm hoping to study social work in college. Are there a lot of job openings in this field?...

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Alyssa A. May 04, 2016 791 views

What can you do with a Bachelor's Degree in social work?

Hi, I want to be a social worker but I'm not sure if I want to get a Master's Degree or not. Is getting a Master's worth the extra schooling?...

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Maggie C. May 12, 2016 654 views

What are some tips/tricks that you have used to improve your social skills/speech skills when dealing with clients/customers? Do you believe experience is best when it comes to improving speech/social skills for a career? Personal practice? Both?

I know social skills are very important when it comes to the career path that I want to follow; however, I am somewhat lacking in social skills. In discussion with a more professional context I have some difficulties, specifically interviews. This question pertains as much to a career as any...

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Deana A. May 14, 2016 820 views

Undergraduate vs Graduate degree in social work?

What are the differences in classes and the college experience between earning a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in social work? psychology degree social-work...

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Alicia L. May 16, 2016 646 views

How has being a social worker impacted you? What has been the most rewarding experience that you have had as a social worker?

Hi! I am a freshman in college and majoring in musical theatre and social science. When I graduate, I want to go to graduate school to get a master's in social work. Because I am planning to pursue a career in social work, specifically adoption social work or child welfare, I was wondering how...

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Mia B. May 17, 2016 747 views

Did anyone try to convince you to change your major due to the amount of money your particular career made?

I'm planning to be a social work major and everyone has been trying to convince me to change my major and telling me that social workers don't make much of anything. The reason I chose the major that I chose wasn't because of the money but because its something I will enjoy waking up and doing...

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Mia B. May 17, 2016 1056 views

How many times did you change your degree and how many different colleges did you attend?

Teachers tell me how many times they changed their majors and it makes me cringe a huge debt is the last thing I need or want. Also they tell me that theyve changed schools at least once I'd like to know why? What may the next school has that this one doesnt? doctor nurse degree...

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Hilda K. May 26, 2016 608 views

Is a degree in nonprofit management necessary in order to work in a nonprofit organization?

I would like to work with a nonprofit in the future (because I have enjoyed volunteer work with non profit organizations) but would much rather learn the skills through experience than through a major....

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Ashwini V. Jun 17, 2016 614 views

What are the jobs availalble in social work

I am a 2nd year student of MSW (Masters in Social work) and want to know different career option i have and what is the pay i can get social-work...

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