Pros: being able to make a difference in the lives of families and children
Cons: minimum advancement opportunities
A typical work day would consist of testifying in court, visiting foster children, conducting investigations and completing paperwork. There are 7 different units with 5-7 workers working under the supervision of one licensed social work supervisor. The hardest part of the job is fitting all tasks into 8 hours of the day and completing them satisfactorily. The most enjoyable part of the job is being able to make a positive impact on the lives of families and children.