In spite of how we all wish the world would be, we are not all dealt a similar fate or hand to work with in this world. Some of us are born into poverty, abusive or neglectful families, families affected by addiction, and many other situations rendering individuals helpless to improve their lives.

Social work programs have developed in most all cities across the country with specializations to meet the needs of any individual or family who could be considered vulnerable, oppressed, or living in poverty.

Learn more about how you can enter the field of social work by researching social work licensure procedures in your state.