Careers in Human Services

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1 Volume
400 Pages
30 Essays
Subject Index
Name Index
Statistics & Outlooks
Sidebars & Tables

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April 2015 · 1 volume · 400 pages · 8"x10"

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Careers in Human Services
This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for that career path. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides human services students with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

This title features 25 occupations in human services, social, and educational services, including:

• Activities Therapist
• Career & Technical Education Teacher
• Childcare Worker
• Healthcare Social Worker Librarian
• Preschool Teacher and Secondary & Middle School Teacher
• Social Service Aide
• Speech & Language Therapist
• Plus much more!

Chapters provide an inside-look at the career options within a particular profession, including the Sphere of Work, A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Areas with the Highest Employment Levels, Employment Outlook, Business Contacts, and “What I Wish I Had Known” from Real Professionals.