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Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.

case′work′er n.


(Social Welfare) social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families
ˈcaseˌworker n



social work involving direct contact between the social worker and the individual or family being helped.
case′work`er, n.
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Noun1.casework - close sociological study of a maladjusted person or family for diagnosis and treatment
social service, welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society


[ˈkeɪswɜːk] N (Sociol) → asistencia f or trabajo m social individualizado


[ˈkeɪsˌwɜːk] n (Sociol) → assistenza sociale
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