LifePage Career Talk on Social Work
By Karen Gallagher
[Social Worker in City Edinburgh Council]
What is Social Work?
Karen Gallagher: “Social Work is defined as working with people in the circumstance including drug abuse,poverty,alcohol and looking at making a positive change to people’s lives. This could be achieved through a number of solutions, the main aspect is to empower individuals to make changes themselves with the support of social work.”
How I got into Social Work?
Karen Gallagher: “I went to high school and finished it at the age of 18, I then traveled for three years and joined university at the age of 21 where I studied social work for four years and gained the degree of B A (Honors) in social work.”
Karen Gallagher’s LifePage:
(Social Work, Karen Gallagher, City Edinburgh Council, Social Work, Society, Sociology, Social Changes, Societal Work)