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social work

Organized work intended to advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.

social worker n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)social worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)
almoner, medical social worker - an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients
public servant - someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)
sociální pracovník
socijalni radnik
szociális munkás
사회 복지사
socialni delavec
người làm công tác xã hội

social worker

nassistente m/f sociale

social worker

مُوَظَفُ خَدَمَاتٍ اجْتِمَاعِيّة sociální pracovník socialarbejder Sozialarbeiter κοινωνικός λειτουργός asistente social, trabajador social sosiaalityöntekijä assistant social socijalni radnik assistente sociale ソーシャルワーカー 사회 복지사 maatschappelijk werker sosialarbeider pracownik opieki społecznej assistente social социальный работник socialarbetare นักสังคมสงเคราะห์ sosyal hizmetler görevlisi người làm công tác xã hội 社会福利工作者
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Bernadette Johansen and Rob Mitchell have been nominated for the Principal Social Worker of the Year prize and have been invited to an awards ceremony in London, in November.
Last November, Gateshead Council's Margaret Barrett won Principal Social Worker of the Year at the prestigious Social Worker of the Year Awards in recognition for her work with carers and older people living with dementia.
March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Human Services honors March as Social Workers' month and looks to educate the public on the efforts of social workers to bring about major positive social changes and to improve the lives of Pennsylvanians.
Eunice McCollum was employed by Newport City Council between December 2011 and April 2012 as a social worker in the council's Child Protection and Family Support Team.
After two weeks a social worker came to see me and said he couldn't understand my concern - nothing's wrong.
Dan qualified as a practice teacher in 2000 while working as a social worker.
There were also three others including an adva d nced social worker and a newly qualified staff member employed via an agency, making 25 out of a total of 207 social workers in CYPD were on temporary contracts.
Thus, although we did not intend to conduct a systematic review, and although we do not claim that our ultimate review meets all of the recommended steps of a systematic review, we believe that the following findings have value in adding to the social work profession's limited knowledge base regarding the comparison of social worker and non--social worker outcomes.
For many referral sources, particularly social workers, certification and continuing education (CE) are requirements that usually come at a high cost.
By the end of 2015, licensed social workers will total 500,000, and another 950,000 will be added during 2016-2020," Minister of Civil Affairs Li Liguo told Xinhua, citing the long-term plan (2011-2020) for developing a national social work system.
Ways by which work-related pressure may 'spill over' to affect the social worker in her or his personal life is also explored.
Principal of Rajan Primary School, Su'ad Kareem, who used to work as a social worker, considers the efforts of social workers necessary.

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