According to the latest U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, human service workers will be one of the most rapidly growing occupations through 2018. The number of social and human service assistancts is expected to grow by nearly 28 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. This is due in large part to the aging population and increased demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment.
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Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online: OOQ Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart. To make the best use of the medium, OOQ Online gives you the opportunity to read a "nutshell" description or a "snippet" from each OOQ article before you download the full text of the article.
Employment Projections (EP) - The employment projections program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.