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Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 211021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family wellbeing and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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Qualification status for Child, Family, and School Social Workers in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Demand Seattle King WDA: King County
Demand Benton- Franklin WDA: Benton, Franklin counties
Balanced Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Not in demand Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Balanced Southwest WDA I: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Not in demand North Central WDA I: Chelan/Douglas counties
Balanced South Central WDA I: Kittitas County
Demand Olympic Consortium WDA I: Kitsap county
Not in demand Northwest WDA II: Skagit county
Balanced Southwest WDA II: Clark County
Not in demand North Central WDA II: Grant, Adams counties
Balanced South Central WDA II: Klickitat County
Demand Olympic Consortium WDA II: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Not in demand Northwest WDA III: Island, San Juan counties
Not in demand North Central WDA III: Okanogan County
Balanced South Central WDA III: Skamania County
Balanced