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Welfare, society, and the helping professions

Quentin F. Schenk

Welfare, society, and the helping professions

an introduction

by Quentin F. Schenk

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Published by Macmillan, Collier MacMillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- United States.,
    • Social service -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementQuentin F. Schenk, with Emmy Lou Schenk.
      ContributionsSchenk, Emmy Lou, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV91 .S29 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4104850M
      ISBN 100024068004
      LC Control Number80019491

      The nature of the U.S. welfare system has been a subject of long-standing research interest among those who study low income and disadvantaged families and children, for the country’s system of welfare programs has a strong relationship to the by: Social work is a field of study as well as a noble profession that strives for the physical, emotional, and social welfare of individuals, families, and communities. A social worker uses an amalgamation of studies such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, public health, economics, and political welfare to identify the social problems.

      The concept of social justice is society fairness. “Social justice describes the level of fairness that exists in society” (Segal, , p). All members in society have the right to this level of fairness. The description, in which our society upholds social justice, unfortunately is not what we all live by. “Society, society and society, this should be on your mind 24/7.” ― Abhijit Naskar, Citizens of Peace: Beyond the Savagery of Sovereignty tags: humanitarianism, sacrifice, sacrifice-for-others, service-of-humanity, serving-people, serving-society, social-service, social-work, society.

      mandate for helping and loving one’s neighbor. Social work was one of those professions born in the Church. The Church was the “mother of social work” (Johnson, , p. ). Biblical Framework for Social Work. One of the most significant Biblical texts delineating the Church’s mandate for helping the “least of these” is Matthew File Size: KB. A significant portion of the profession continued to concentrate on clinical and psychotherapeutic work, emphasizing individual change and well-being, while other practitioners worked primarily in public welfare agencies and other social programs begun under the New Deal and designed to address society’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens.


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