A Social Worker helps people overcome their problems and make their lives better by finding the resources they need, and sets up programs for the benefit of the people. Social workers might work with people who are sick, homeless or having psychosocial problems. Some of their jobs can be finding a suitable place for a homeless person to live in, a career training program for the jobless, or a learning disability mentor for a child with difficulty in school. A social worker researches on the kinds of help that the people need to improve their way of living. Other tasks include providing counseling by talking to people and helping them to solve their problems.
Social workers are known for providing assistance to victims of child abuse and violence. They might also focus on poverty, elderly care, family counseling, providing psychosocial support to patients with terminal illnesses such as AIDS and cancer. Some other potential titles of a Social Worker are Clinical Social Worker, Medical Social Worker, Social Work Case Manager, Director of Social Services, Oncology Social Worker, Nephrology Social Worker, Director of Social Work, Psychiatric Social Worker and Renal Social Worker.
To qualify for a TN Visa as a Social Worker under NAFTA non-immigrant status, the applicant must have earned, and is able to provide proof of the following educational requirements:
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree
The applicant for a TN Visa as a Social Worker under NAFTA must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian citizenship
- A detailed support letter from prospective employer;
- Proof of intent to return to his/her permanent residence in Canada at the expiration of the temporary TN Visa stay
If the applicant is able to provide evidence of the requirements enumerated above, he/she may qualify for a TN Visa as a Social Worker.
A qualified Social Worker can obtain TN Visa status for a maximum of three years. Any extension of the status may be issued for up to one year provided that the individual continues to comply with the requirements for TN professionals. The number of extensions has no limit. However, the professional must continue to demonstrate that his/her employment is temporary in nature, and that his/her NAFTA entry is not used to bypass normal procedures of immigration.
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