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Ms. Anna Marie Tallant NCACII, LMHC
Specializes in Counseling, Social Work
Address: 207 W State Street, Pendleton, IN 46064
Clinical Interests: sex therapy, couples therapy, addiction therapy
Mrs. Janie Renea Hubble L.C.S.W.
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 6745 S Spring Street, Pendleton, IN 46064
Mrs. Kourtney Marie Gallegos MSW
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 725 S Broadway Street, Pendleton, IN 46064
Robert J. Adams LCSW, NCSP
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 1 Plaza Drive, Pendleton, IN 46064
Nico Q. Squadroni LCSW
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 1 Plaza Drive, Pendleton, IN 46064
Sandy Mitchell Kimpel LCSW
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 1 Plaza Drive, Pendleton, IN 46064
Tamra Rigdon LAC, LSW
Specializes in Addiction Therapy, Counseling, Social Work
Address: 3805 Madison Avenue, Anderson, IN 46013
Karen S. Hudson LCSW
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 6109 S Fox Chase, Pendleton, IN 46064

What is Social Work?

Strongly influenced by the concepts of human rights and social justice, social workers are professionals that help vulnerable individuals, families, and groups in need. Social work can include a variety of different jobs or careers, but in essence it involves meeting people in their home environment, identifying the issues that are causing social problems for them, and connecting them with the right resources to improve their well-being.

Social workers may work for organizations, in hospitals, in schools, for the government, at senior centers, in private practice, or in any number of public or private institutions. Many social workers choose to work with specific populations, such as children, the elderly, or the poor. Often, social work is about creating healthy communities in order to improve the lives of all people.

Some of the issues that social workers may come up against in their profession include:
  • Violence
  • Poverty
  • Abuse
  • Discrimination
  • Illness and lack of access to healthcare
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Divorce
  • Death and grief
  • Unemployment
  • Disability
  • Mental illness
  • Family dysfunction

Social workers are advocates for social change. They educate clients to prevent problems from occurring or worsening. They empower others to develop to their full potential.
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