Social Work Assistant Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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Milieu Specialist (Thur-Sat & e/o Wed 7pm-7:30am) - 5333

  • RI International
  • Fife, WA (4 miles from Tacoma, WA)
  • 26 days ago
Summary of Job: The Milieu Specialist position functions as a leader in providing de-escalation and support strategies to prevent the use of seclusion and restraint. The Milieu Specialist position...

Milieu specialist

  • RI International
  • Parkland, WA (7 miles from Tacoma, WA)
  • 26 days ago
Summary of Job: The Milieu Specialist position functions as a leader in providing de-escalation and support strategies to prevent the use of seclusion and restraint. The Milieu Specialist position...

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Social Work Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Social Work
Social work is an exciting field and a marketable profession. Social workers make a positive difference in the lives of individuals every day in many different ways. This Professional Certificate...

Mental Health in Social Work
As humans are continuously faced with challenges in our lives and in our society, it is essential to grow a trauma informed, and culturally grounded workforce of helpers. This program will explore...

Areas of Social Work Practice
The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and to help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of...

Salary for Social Work Assistant Jobs in Tacoma, WA

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireSocialServices research efforts.

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Social Work Assistants in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (47.2%)
  • Master's Degree (36.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (4.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (2.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.2%)
  • Some College (0.7%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Social Work Assistants in Tacoma, WA
  • Less than 1 year (42.8%)
  • None (17.8%)
  • 1-2 years (16.1%)
  • 2-4 years (15.8%)
  • 4-6 years (3.8%)
  • 8-10 years (3.8%)

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