Standard Occupational Classification

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21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist single parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers on how to deal with problem children.

Social Workers (broad occupation)

Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists (minor group)

Community and Social Services Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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