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any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children

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Professional values, methods, and practices that shape the American social work profession must relate to the social, economic, and political conditions in developing countries.
Imparting social work education and training is a challenging task in the country due to the current political instability, multicultural issues and lack of social work educators, and the lack of a professional association, in addition to the lack of government recognition for the social work profession in the country.
Women in general, and female social workers in particular, continued to influence the growth of the social work profession and social welfare policy long after the contributions of Jane Addams and Mary Richmond.
The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human wellbeing and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty.
In this editorial, we make a case for how the social work profession can forge a leadership role in implementing this historic legislation.
Admittedly, my editorial was myopically concerned with members of the social work profession.
Between 1920 and 1949, the social work profession was influenced by scholars trained in Western society; thus, much of the philosophy, principles, and practices underpinning social work in China during that time stemmed from Western training and development, which emphasized human rights and social services.
Researching in an academic setting or applying for grants in a community service organizational setting are just two of the major areas where good writing skills within the conditions, confines, and standards of the social work profession are absolute necessities for success.
Because social workers typically compete with allied professions for the same jobs, given an overlap with the types of clients served and services provided, NASW launched a public awareness campaign in mid-2000 called the National Social Work Public Education Campaign to increase public understanding of the social work profession and improve employment opportunities and remuneration for professional social workers (NASW, 2005).
They first introduce the social work profession and direct practice and provide an overview of the helping process.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS Of Social Work by Therese Jennissen and Colleen Lundy examines the history of the social work profession in English Canada.
While the responsibility for recruiting social workers is the responsibility of the employers - mainly local authorities - the Welsh Government has a clear commitment to the social work profession.
Also before the House was Bill 8: Social Work Profession Act, which provides for the regulation of the profession of social work in the Northwest Territories.
An admonishment is necessary to maintain public confidence in the social work profession as these allegations involved young vulnerable service users.
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