104100000X - Social Worker

Updated on July 01, 2023. Version 23.1

A social worker is a person who is qualified by a Social Work degree, and licensed, certified or registered by the state as a social worker to practice within the scope of that license. A social worker provides assistance and counseling to clients and their families who are dealing with social, emotional and environmental problems. Social work services may be rendered to individuals, families, groups, and the public.

Source: National Association of Social Workers, 2009 [7/1/2009: definition modified]

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