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social work

n.
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.

social work

n
(Social Welfare) any of various social services designed to alleviate the conditions of the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social worker n

so′cial work`


n.
any organized service or activity designed to improve social conditions in a community, as assistance to poor persons or troubled families.
[1915–20]
so′cial work`er, n.

social work

Work intended to improve the conditions of the disadvantaged in society, including counseling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of childrensocial work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social service, welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
Translations
sociální péče
szociális munka
félagsráîgjöf
sociálna starostlivosť

social work

nassistenza sociale

social

(ˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. concerning or belonging to the way of life and welfare of people in a community. social problems.
2. concerning the system by which such a community is organized. social class.
3. living in communities. Ants are social insects.
4. concerning the gathering together of people for the purposes of recreation or amusement. a social club; His reasons for calling were purely social.
ˈsocialism noun
the belief or theory that a country's wealth (its land, mines, industries, railways etc) should belong to the people as a whole, not to private owners.
ˈsocialist noun
a person who believes in and/or practises socialism.
adjective
of or concerning socialism. socialist policies/governments.
ˈsocialize, ˈsocialise verb
to mix socially (eg with guests at a party etc).
ˈsocially adverb
in a social way. I've seen him at various conferences, but we've never met socially.
social work work which deals with the care of people in a community, especially of the poor, under-privileged etc ( noun social worker)
References in classic literature ?
Clacton's arm, for he invariably read some new French author at lunch-time, or squeezed in a visit to a picture gallery, balancing his social work with an ardent culture of which he was secretly proud, as Mary had very soon divined.
Faye, who has more than 40 years of experience in mental health social work as both a practitioner and manager, was a guest of England's chief social worker for adults, Lyn Romeo, and awards sponsors The College of Social Work.
In creating this list in recognition of the 30 most influential men and women in social work, we based the selection on merit, scholastic study, political activism, publications, award/recognitions, and leadership in professional associations," said the website's editor, Taryn Baer.
The aim of the strategy is to encourage more qualified social workers to choose their social work career in Cardiff.
This work encourages post-graduate students in social work to reflect on their own professional practice; it will also be useful for those researching in social work communication and professional practices.
Recruiting, training, and retaining quality social work professionals is vital to the mission of the AMEDD.
For social work the global movement of people is particularly relevant.
The authors note certain limitations, namely that social work in Quebec is not discussed to any extent and the book does not present information about the profession related to social work in the northern territories.
Rankings of social work graduate programs were first published by Margulies and Blau (1973) and Jarayatne (1979).
It is interesting to note that in England and the United States, the social work profession originally sought to emphasize not self-determination but communitarianism (Furlong, 2003).
In the wake of her passing, leaders of the nation's leading social work professional and academic associations renewed their commitment to lobby for the passage of the Dorothy I.
Social Work Section leaders recently signed a contract with Springer Publishing Co.

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