AUTHOR: Renee C.L. Crawford
Renee has been employed with Stanislaus County Health Services Agency for the past 21 years as a social worker for the Healthy Birth Outcomes (HBO). She completed her course work for a Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University. She is very passionate about breast cancer prevention and awareness in the African American community, and she completed a thesis entitled An Exploratory Study on African American Women’s Concerns and Perceived Barriers Related to Breast Cancer. She takes a very special interest in teen moms, works actively in the community, and participates in various task forces and panels. Renee’s long-term goal is to be a Social Worker Instructor.
A Practical Guide to Social Work
The job of a social worker can be overwhelming, and it can lead to burn-out. Social workers can assist with problem solving and directing an individual to the proper resources. Together we can make a difference and change the future, one step at a time. Choose a social work position that you can handle and imagine with your entire mind. Believe with all your heart and achieve with all your might.