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By Karen Gallagher
[ Social Worker | City Edinburgh Council ]



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Karen Gallagher
Social Worker | City Edinburgh Council
[ 6 years & 10 months Experience ]



LifePage Career Talk on Social Work

http://www.lifepage.in/Career.php?id=20170523-0002&in=Career-in-Social-Work

Full Talk: https://lifepage.app.link/20170523-0002
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71nF4KEn4FE

By Karen Gallagher
[Social Worker in City Edinburgh Council]

What is Social Work?

Karen Gallagher: "Social Work is defined as working with people in the circumstance including drug abuse,poverty,alcohol and looking at making a positive change to people's lives. This could be achieved through a number of solutions, the main aspect is to empower individuals to make changes themselves with the support of social work."

How I got into Social Work?

Karen Gallagher: "I went to high school and finished it at the age of 18, I then traveled for three years and joined university at the age of 21 where I studied social work for four years and gained the degree of B A (Honors) in social work."

Karen Gallagher's LifePage:

http://www.lifepage.in/page/karengallagher

(Social Work, Karen Gallagher, City Edinburgh Council, Social Work, Society, Sociology, Social Changes, Societal Work)





[This Career Talk covers]

  What Is:
     1) Social Work  
  Education:
     2) Intervention Theories  
     3) Child Development  
     4) Law  
     5) Sociology  
     6) Psychology  
  Skills:
     7) Communication  
     8) Organisation Skills  
     9) Teamwork  
     10) Time Management  
     11) Patience and Persistence  
     12) Problem Solving  
     13) Assessment Risk  
  Positives:
     14) Meeting New People  
     15) Rewarding  
     16) Different Work Environment  
     17) Continuous Learning  
  Challenges:
     18) Report Writing  
     19) Work Life Balance  
     20) Awareness  
     21) Travelling  
     22) High Responsibility  
  A Day Of:
     23) Social Work  










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