A revealing guide to a career as a social worker based on the real-life experiences of three distinguished social workers--required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession. Becoming a Social Worker
takes you behind the scenes to find out what it's really like, and what it really takes, to become a social worker. Acclaimed authors Alex Abramovich and Tasha Blaine shadow three distinguished social work professionals to reveal how this compassionate field changes lives. Discover what it's like to tirelessly advocate for victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking, investigate accidental drug overdose deaths in New York City, and assist clients in a full-time private practice. Gain insight from these social worker's paths as they offer wisdom and insight from their years of service. Social workers have a common mission to serve people in need--here is how this life-changing job is actually practiced at the highest levels.