- Norman B. Rice
This is a famous quote intended to bring in a reform into our society and ideally applicable for social workers with a die-hard motive.
A social worker is a person who works for the society with his heart and mind. The role of a social worker is highly respected in our society. Social workers are usually the commoners who have a will and determination to confront the managing authorities for any kind of social injustice happening in the society. They bring about social change and work towards betterment of human lives.
Social workers strive for betterment of the society and empowering people to help themselves. Social work professionals bring the organizations and the needy users at one platform. One can choose from various specializations, like medical, human resource management and community development. According to one’s specialization, one works with rehabilitation centers, hospitals, or in community development. Social work professionals work with corporate either in their HR departments or with social responsibility departments. They basically help in providing service to different sections of society.
Some professionals are also involved in research. They work with various sections of society like people with disabilities or elderly and the research data helps in better policy formulation or better implementation. They work in both government and non government agencies.