Social Work (SEC)

Social work means engaging in psychosocial evaluation and intervention to effect a change in the feelings, attitudes and behavior of a client/community. Utilizing theories of human behavior and social systems, social work intervenes at the points where people interact with their environments.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog

Related Major Skills

Advocacy Programs
Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs
Child Welfare & Protection Services
Churches
Community Action Programs
Community Development Centers
Correctional Facilities
Court System
Domestic Violence Centers
Educational Institutions
Family Planning Clinics
Foster Care Agencies
Group and Private Practice
Half-Way Houses
Head Start Programs
Hospice Care
Mental Health Centers
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Occupational Training Centers
Peace Corps
Private Foundations
Psychiatric Centers
Public Schools
Recreation Centers
Rehabilitation Centers
Social Service Agencies
Teach for America
United Nations
United Way
Victim Advocate Programs
Welfare Organizations
Youth Agencies

Sample Work Settings

Advocacy Programs
Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs
Child Welfare & Protection Services
Churches
Community Action Programs
Community Development Centers
Correctional Facilities
Court System
Domestic Violence Centers
Educational Institutions
Family Planning Clinics
Foster Care Agencies
Group and Private Practice
Half-Way Houses
Head Start Programs
Hospice Care
Mental Health Centers
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Occupational Training Centers
Peace Corps
Private Foundations
Psychiatric Centers
Public Schools
Recreation Centers
Rehabilitation Centers
Social Service Agencies
Teach for America
United Nations
United Way
Victim Advocate Programs
Welfare Organizations
Youth Agencies

 Last Modified 7/5/17