Because it's a unique profession rich with meaning, action, and the
power to make a difference. Social workers help people; they provide direct
services and work to promote social and economic justice.
Social work has its own body of knowledge, code of ethics, practice
standards and a nationwide system of accredited education programs. As a professional social worker, you'll be equipped with the knowledge, skills and
ethics necessary to serve individuals, families, organizations, and
There are a broad spectrum of career
opportunities available to you with a social work degree. Carlow social work graduates are found in many places, including public
agencies, private businesses, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, police
departments, courts, and in private practice.