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Eastern Washington WDA I: Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Lincoln counties
Qualification: Demand SOC code: 211022 Healthcare Social Workers

Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services. May also provide care and case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Master's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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