The US is Facing Massive Social Worker Shortages – What Can be Done About it?
The Realtime Report
JANUARY 30, 2020
Demand for social workers is expected to grow by 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, which is much higher than the national average. The US is Facing Massive Social Worker Shortages – What Can be Done About it? While you can find social workers in hospitals and public clinics around the country, there is a serious gap between supply and demand, and things are only going to get worse. The United States is facing a massive social worker shortage by 2030.