TITLE

Social work practice must develop a global outlook

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, David N.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;3/19/2009, Issue 1762, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's comments on the social work practice which, according to him, is shaped by international factors like family connections of service users and social worker mobility. He says that the social workers need to be international in their understanding and influence as the social forces affect most countries that face the same challenges of child protection and mental health tragedies.
ACCESSION #
37609875

 

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