# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Medical, Public Health Social Worker

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical, Public Health Social Worker

Provide persons, families, or vulnerable populations with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, such as Alzheimer's, cancer, or AIDS. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making necessary referrals for other social services.

    Postsecondary Preparations

  • J.D. (law degree)
  • M.D.
  • Master's degree
  • Ph.D.