The Profession of Social Work wk2 (1) - Running head The Profession of Social Work from Past to Present to Future1 The Profession of Social Work from

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Running head: The Profession of Social Work from Past to Present to Future1The Profession of Social Work from Past to Present to FutureSOC 372Scott Shaw
The Profession of Social Work from Past to Present to Future2The Profession of Social Work from Past to Present to FutureThe thought of social work has been an active part of society for many years, the first encounters started are said to have been in the mid 1800’s. In the beginning there were not many resources that a social work was able to utilize, and the profession itself was not very commonly seen. When working in Social work it is commonly seen that a person/ counselor is able to show compassion towards their clients. One of the main purposes for the profession of social work, is so that there is a voice for those who are not able to have a voice for themselves. There also is the ability to be a person of help in their time in need, by being a counselor, advocate or resource. This paper will be discussing the historical roots of social work and social work perspective future. The Profession of social work is something that was created in the United states and United Kingdom as early as the mid 1800’s. Since the start of the social work profession there have been plenty of historical events to been brought forth. During the time when feudalism had been passed, Poor Law was created. The creation of this law gave those who were not wealthy

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