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Social Work PRN

(Private)  
Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
Overview
Social Work p.r.n. is a nationwide professional social work company that provides Temporary Staffing, Temp-to-Perm, Permanent Placement, Supervision, Training and Education, Consultation and Franchising Opportunities. Our customers include medical and behavioral health care hospitals, addiction treatment centers, outpatient, partial hospitalization and day treatment programs, family and children service agencies, Employee Assistance Programs and managed care companies, government agencies, long term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, HMOs, hospice, home health agencies, schools, community service providers, ASOs, residential facilities, and many other practice settings.
History
Social Work p.r.n. is a social work owned and operated company. The business started in 1988 under the company name, Joan Upshaw & Associates. In 1992, we trademarked the name Social Work p.r.n. "PRN" is Latin for pro re nata or "under the circumstances". Hence, our name Social Work "as needed".

Believing that social work and business ideas make a great meld, Joan K. Upshaw, LCSW, developed Social Work p.r.n. as a demonstration project for the social work profession.

Our core values include:
Businesses are built on relationships;
Relationship-building is paramount to the success of our business;
People, specifically, our employees and affiliate staff, are our most valuable resource;
Consistent validation of a person's contributions helps a person feel valued;
"Growing people" is both good for persons and for the organizations for which they
labor;
Persons are entitled to be "whole people" with "whole lives" even though they work
at jobs; AND....
The concept of "fit". The concept holds that the relationship between the employer and
the worker helps to meet the needs of both parties and the mutuality of the fit is vital in placing workers into jobs.

Social Work p.r.n. was built as a social work business that could integrate these values and serve as a resource for both settings and social workers.