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Global Definition of the Social Work Profession
“Social Work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work. Underpinned by theories of social work, social sciences, humanities and indigenous knowledge, social work engages people and structures to address life challenges and enhance wellbeing.”
-- International Federation of Social Workers
Social Work as a Profession
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Social Workers work to meet the needs of the people they serve.
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