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Descriptor English: Social Workers
Descriptor Spanish: Trabajadores Sociales
Descriptor Portuguese: Assistentes Sociais
Descriptor French: Travailleurs sociaux
Entry term(s): Social Worker
Worker, Social
Workers, Social
Tree number(s): M01.526.919
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000068217
Scope note: Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Social Work (2010-2015)
Public MeSH Note: 2016; see SOCIAL WORK 1976-2015
History Note: 2016 (1976); use SOCIAL WORK 1976-2015
DeCS ID: 56199
Unique ID: D000068217
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/07
Revision Date: 2015/07/07
Social Workers - Preferred
Concept UI M0020064
Scope note Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.
Preferred term Social Workers
Entry term(s) Social Worker
Worker, Social
Workers, Social



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