Social work combines community organizing, counseling, research, politics, and teaching into one intense profession, the main goal of which is to improve the well-being of individuals and communities. Many social workers choose their profession because of the strong personal, emotional, and moral dedication that the feel towards helping those in need and striving toward equal treatment of people across socioeconomic strata. There is a vibrant community of bloggers who write about social work, as well as a large system of associations and organizations for social workers in different specialties that offer networking opportunities through websites and online communities.
The folks @ MSWOnlinePrograms.org published an article featuring 101 sites with great professional and educational resources for anyone who is interested in social work as a career, a calling, or a field of study.
Click to view: http://mswonlineprograms.org/great-sites/
Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education for social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program). Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (Provider #BAP346); by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Approval #PCE1625); by the Illinois DPR as a Registered Social Work CE sponsor (Provider #159-000531); by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (Provider #RCST100501); and by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678). https://www.pdresources.org/