Social Work 100

Social Work 100 - Social work is the professional activity...

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Social work is the professional activity of helping individuals, group or communities to enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning and to create societal conditions favorable to their goals (National Association of Social Workers, 1973)
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PURPOSE OF SOCIAL  WORK Enhancement of human well-being and to the alleviation of poverty and oppression. Primary provider of social services in both public and private organizations
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SPECIFICALLY:   1. Social Work promotes, restores, maintains and enhances the healthy functioning of individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities by maximizing internal and external resources.
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2. Social Work creates and implements social policies needed to meet basic human needs
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3. Social Work advocates for social and political action, to empower marginalized groups to promote social and economic justice.
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4. Social Work supports these goals by creating professional knowledge through research and teaching. (Council on Social Work Education: Curriculum Policy Statement for Baccalaureate
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