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Wybrane uwarunkowania pracy socjalnej z rodziną
Selected determinants of social work with family

Author(s): Ewelina Okrutny
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology
Published by: Społeczna Akademia Nauk
Keywords: social work; determinants; family; social assistance

Summary/Abstract: This article is an attempt to present the main determinants of social work in Poland. In the appearance of specifics of this profession, institutional and personal context were taken into account. Institutional aspect describes changes within social assistance, wfich took place after 1989. In the area of personal skills description focus on three important elements that create the silhouette of social worker. These are: knowledge, abilities and ethical values that this profession should be characterized by. In this area not without significance is the issue of social assistance clients, who are the recipient group of social assistance. It is them, who mostly create the direction of development of modern social work, and more broadly – social assistance.

  • Issue Year: 5/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 107-119
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish