Social Worker (4152)

Social workers help individuals, couples, families, groups, communities and organizations develop the skills and resources they need to enhance social functioning and provide counselling, therapy and referral to other supportive social services. Social workers also respond to other social needs and issues such as unemployment, racism and poverty. They are employed by hospitals, school boards, social service agencies, child welfare organizations, correctional facilities, community agencies, employee assistance programs and Aboriginal band councils, or they may work in private practice. (National Occupational Classification)

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Information for foreign-trained Social Workers - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

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  • Manitoba 211- Directory of Social Service Organizations in Manitoba

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Date modified: February 21, 2018