Social Work Month
The Social Work Month 2011 theme promotes the role of social worker as positive change agent. There are 640,000 professional social workers in the United States who have dedicated their careers to either helping people transform their lives, or improving environments that make such progress possible.
Social Workers champion access, equality and fairness.
Social Workers improve the fabric of society by being advocates for people who need help addressing serious life challenges and exploring their options.
The Social Work profession also works to change systems and customs that limit the ability of vulnerable individuals and groups to lead fulfilling and productive lives.
The nation’s Schools of Social Work promote social work education as a way for socially conscious people to make a significant difference in the world through service and leadership.
Every day, Social Workers witness the best and worst of human nature. A Social Worker’s success is often defined by the opportunities people enjoy thanks to their intervention.
Social Workers believe they have a responsibility to effect positive change for the future. Please take this time in celebrating Professional Social Work Month in March 2011.