PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION:"e;This is a vital and necessary guide to the social work profession. This book clarifies the social work mission, goals, and objectives, and strengthens and promotes them as well."e;oCarmen Ortiz Hendricks, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSWProfessor & Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University"e;The authors do an excellent job of illustrating the uniqueness, diversity, and richness of the profession. I strongly recommend this book for use in social work orientation, advising, and education."e;oSaundra Starks, EdD, LCSW, Professor, Western Kentucky UniversityWhat do documentary filmmakers, conflict mediators, forensic social workers, researchers, mental health practitioners, human services administrators, medical social workers, and policy advocates have in common? They are all potential careers for social workers. The second edition of this popular guide to social work careers has been completely updated and expanded to reflect current trends in social work education and social work practice, including the employment outlook in various fields of practice, current accreditation standards, core competencies, and licensing requirements, along with new opportunities for social workers resulting from health care reform and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With a focus on the interdisciplinary nature of social work, the book describes both traditional careers and those that are off the beaten path in such arenas as forensic social work, social entrepreneurship, working in political systems, international careers, and community practice.Well organized and written in a conversational tone, each chapter describes a particular social work domain, illustrating specific careers within that field including best features, challenges, required core competencies and skills, and educational and licensing requirements needed to succeed. For each career the book also discusses employment outlook and includes recommended references for more in-depth information. Vivid stories from social workers across the country further help readers to choose a career that is a good fit. Additionally, the book includes updated job-hunting tools and websites, including international opportunities, and ways to offset the high cost of higher education. Questionnaires and self-assessment checklists provide additional fodder to help readers choose a social work career tailored to their unique talents, interests, and passions.New to the Second Edition:Presents updated accreditation standards, core competencies, and licensing requirementsDescribes new opportunities for social workers resulting from health care reform and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActDiscusses the impact of our current social, economic, and political climate on the professionIncludes new career-planning and job-hunting toolsAddresses how students can offset the high cost of higher education
Learn SQL Server Reporting Services and become current with the 2016 edition. Develop interactive, dynamic reports that combine graphs, charts, and tabular data into attractive dashboards and reports to delight business analysts and other users of corporate data. Deliver mobile reports to anywhere and any device. Build vital knowledge of Reporting Services at a time when Microsoft´s dominance in business intelligence is on the rise. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services turns novices into skilled report developers. The book begins by explaining how to set up the development environment. It then walks you through creating your first reports using the built-in wizard. After showing what is possible, the book breaks down and explains the skills needed to create reports from scratch. And not just reports! But also dashboards with charts, graphs, and maps. Each chapter builds on knowledge gained in the previous chapters with step-by-step tutorials. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services boosts your skills and provides you additional career options. Don´t be without those options. Grab and read this book today. Build reports with and without the built-in wizard. Build interactive features such as drill-through reports. Build dashboards full of charts, graphs, and maps. Build mobile reports. What You Will Learn Set up your development environment. Organized projects and share components among reports. Create report using a wizard. Create reports from scratch, including grouping levels, parameters, and drill through features. Build interactive dashboard with graphs, charts, and maps. Deploy and manage reports for use by others in the business. Who This Book Is For Database professionals of all experience levels who have some experience in databases and want to make the leap into business intelligence reporting. The book is an excellent choice for those needing to add Reporting Services to their current list of skills, or who are looking for a skill set that is in demand for in order to break into IT.
This open access book showcases the burgeoning area of applied research at the intersection between weather and climate science and the energy industry. It illustrates how better communication between science and industry can help both sides. By opening a dialogue, scientists can understand the broader context for their work and the energy industry is able to keep track of and implement the latest scientific advances for more efficient and sustainable energy systems. Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry considers the lessons learned in establishing an ongoing discussion between the energy industry and the meteorological community and how its principles and practises can be applied elsewhere. This book will be a useful guiding resource for research and early career practitioners concerned with the energy industry and the new field of research known as energy meteorology.
Combining biblical characters and modern-day parables with practical guides, this guide provides readers with the practical tools of self-assessment, resume writing, and early career planning so they can establish their dreams and a plan based on how God has prepared them.
Die ausgewählten Texte des Schreibwettbewerbs campus:KRIMI. Ein Projekt des Career Service der Universität Siegen und des Emons-Verlags Köln. Mit Texten von Kevin Hupertz, Maria Dackweiler, Darya Sigal und Franziska Franke, Ankay Black, Kevin Volkmer, Martin Reinschmidt, Katharina Knipp, Maike Bieler, Lukas Müller, Elena Schäfer, sowie einem Essay von Ralf Strackbein.
A collection of lessons and personal anecdotes that have shaped the four-star general and former Secretary of State´s legendary career in public service. At its heart are ´´13 Rules´´--notes he accumulated in his career that are now the basis for his leadership presentations.
Karriereberatung im deutschen Wissenschaftssystem Der Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses in Hochschule und Forschung kommt in der Personalentwicklung und der Gleichstellungsarbeit eine Schlüsselrolle zu. Welche Vorschläge für eine gleichstellungsorientierte Beratungspraxis lassen sich für die professionelle Karriereberatung von Promovierenden und Postdocs im deutschen Wissenschaftssystem ableiten? Aus dem Inhalt: Karriereberatung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Hochschule und Forschung Gleichstellungsorientierte Personalentwicklung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Hochschule und Forschung - zum Forschungsstand Karriereberatung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Hochschule und Forschung - Ergebnisse einer Bestandserhebung (Mentoringprogramme, Career Services, Graduiertenschulen) Karriereberatung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Hochschule und Forschung - Ergebnisse von ExpertInneninterviews mit professionellen BeraterInnen Karriereberatung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Hochschule und Forschung online - Auswertung von Beratungsangeboten des Online-Dienstes Academics Gleichstellungsorientierte Karriereberatung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses in Hochschule und Forschung
Two Secret Service agents sworn to guard their protectees lost them in a single moment...and in this #1 New York Times bestseller, they´re about to learn that the violence has just begun. Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge. Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making--and are a long way from over
Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutnant Caroline Cook have a lot in common. High-flying army career women, both are victims of sexual harassment from their superiors; both are forced to resign from the service. And now they are both dead. Jack Reacher, a former US military cop, has to answer the burning questions: how did these women die? And why?