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Descriptor in English: Social Work
Descriptor in Spanish: Servicio Social
Descriptor in Portuguese: Serviço Social
Descriptor in French: Services sociaux et travail social (activité)
Entry term(s): Service, Social
Services, Social
Social Service
Social Services
Work, Social
Tree number(s): I01.880.792
N02.421.849
SP2.031.292
SP4.127.413.679
SP8.946.117.100
SP9.160.010
Scope note: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: use SOCIAL WORK to search SOCIAL SERVICE 1966-77
History Note: 78; was SOCIAL SERVICE 1963-77
See also the descriptors: Child Welfare MeSH
Community Health Services MeSH
Mandatory Reporting MeSH
Relief Work MeSH
DeCS UI: 13331
Descriptor UI: D012947
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Social Work - Preferred
Concept UI M0020063
Scope note The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
Preferred term Social Work
Entry term(s) Service, Social
Services, Social
Social Service
Social Services
Work, Social



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