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Research Activity: Career Week

Name: ____Lizbeth Cardoso_____

Occupation #1

Social Workers

2012 Median Pay

$44,200

Entry-Level Education

Bachelors degree

On-the-Job Training

None

Number of Jobs, 2012

607,300

Job Outlook, 2012-22


Employment Change,
2012 - 2020

19%
114,100

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occupation

Identify people who need help


Assess clients needs, situations, strengths, and
support networks to determine their goals
Develop plans to improve their clients wel-being
Help clients adjust to changes and challenges in
their lives, such as illness, divorce, or unemployment
Research and refer clients to community resources,
such as food stamps, child care, and health care
Help clients work with government agencies to apply
for and receive benefits such as Medicare
Respond to crisis situations such as child abuse
Advocate for and help clients get resources that
would improve their well-being
Follow up with clients to ensure that their situations
have improved
Evaluate services provided to ensure that they are
effective

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Research Activity: Career Week

Name: ____Lizbeth Cardoso_____

Education
A Bachelors Degree in psychology or sociology
A Masters Degree in social work, taking 2 years
If you already have your Bachelors than you can get
your Masters in 1 year
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One
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Education
Licenses,
Certifications, and
Registrations
Important Qualities
(only what is bold)

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What is the median
annual pay for this
occupation?

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations


All social workers must be licensed
Some states provide social workers who work in the
government
They must pass a clinical exam to be licensed
Important Qualities (only what is bold)
Compassion
Interpersonal Skills
Listening Skills
Organizational Skills
Problem-Solving Skills
Time-Management Skills

The median annual pay for social workers is $44,200.


Employment, 2012:

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Employment, 2012
Projected
Employment, 2022
Change in Percent
Change in Numbers
(Numeric)

607,300

Projected Employment, 2022:

721,500

Change in Percent:

19%

Change in Numbers (Numeric):

114,100
School and Career Counselors

Occupation #2
2012 Median Pay

$53,610

Entry-Level Education

Masters Degree

On-the-Job Training

None

Number of Jobs, 2012

262,300

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Research Activity: Career Week


Job Outlook, 2012-22

12%

Employment Change,
2012 - 2020
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List the duties of this
occupation

31,200

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One
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Education
Licenses,
Certifications, and
Registrations
Important Qualities
(only what is bold)

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What is the median
annual pay for this
occupation?

Name: ____Lizbeth Cardoso_____

Help students understand and overcome social


problems through individual and group counseling
Provide individual and small group counseling based on
students needs
Work with students to develop skills, such as
organization, time management, and effective study
habits
Help students set realistic academic and career goals
and develop a plan to achieve them
Evaluate students abilities and interests through
aptitude assessments, interviews, and individual
planning
Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents
to help students succeed
Deliver classroom guidance lessons on topics, such as
bullying, drug abuse, and planning for college or
careers after graduation
Identify and report possible cases of neglect or abuse
Refer students and parents to resources outside the
school for additional support
Education
Masters degree in school counseling or a related field
Teach students about fostering academic development
They require students to gain experience through an
internship
Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
Must have a state-issued credential to practice
Credential: certification, a license, an endorsement,
depending on the state
Important Qualities (only what is bold)
Compassion
Interpersonal Skills
Listening Skills
Speaking Skills

The median annual pay is $53,610

Norris, 2015

Research Activity: Career Week


Click on Job Outlook
List:
Employment, 2012
Projected
Employment, 2022
Change in Percent
Change in Numbers
(Numeric)

Name: ____Lizbeth Cardoso_____

Employment, 2012:

262,300

Projected Employment, 2022:

293,500

Change in Percent:

12%

Change in Numbers (Numeric):

31,200

Occupation #3

Plastic Surgeon

2012 Median Pay

$187,200

Entry-Level Education

Doctoral and Professional degree

On-the-Job Training

Internship/residency

Number of Jobs, 2012

691,400

Job Outlook, 2012-22

18%

Employment Change,
2012 - 2020
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List the duties of this
occupation

123,300

Take a patients medical history


Update charts and patient information to show current
findings and treatments
Order tests for nurses or other healthcare staff to
perform
Review test results to identify any abnormal findings
Recommended and design a plan for treatment
Address concerns or answer questions that patients
have about their health and well-being
Help patients take care of their health by discussing
topics such as nutrition and hygiene

Norris, 2015

Research Activity: Career Week


Click on How to Become
One
List:
Education
Licenses,
Certifications, and
Registrations
Important Qualities
(only what is bold)

Click on Pay
What is the median
annual pay for this
occupation?
Click on Job Outlook
List:
Employment, 2012
Projected
Employment, 2022
Change in Percent
Change in Numbers
(Numeric)

Name: ____Lizbeth Cardoso_____

Education
Bachelors degree
Advanced degrees
Complete undergraduate work in biology, chemistry,
physics, mathematics, and English
Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
Licensed require by state
Graduate from medical school, complete training in
their specialty, pass written and practical exams
Important Qualities (only what is bold)
Communication Skills
Compassion
Detail Oriented
Dexterity
Leadership Skills
Organization Skills
Patience
Physical Stamina
Problem-Solving Skills
The annual pay for this occupation is $220,942
Employment, 2012:

691,400

Projected Employment, 2022:

814,700

Change in Percent:

18%

Change in Numbers (Numeric):

123,300

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