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Adolescents

Adolescents   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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22,463 words
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[This entry contains four subentries: Overview; Demographics and Social Issues; Practice Interventions; Pregnancy.]

ageism

ageism   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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453 words
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A process of systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people because they are older that legitimates inequalities based on age.

Arnstein’s Ladder

Arnstein’s Ladder   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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137 words
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An influential typology that can be helpful in clarifying the degree of citizen and/or *service user *participation involved

Asian Americans

Asian Americans   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
19,050 words
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[This entry contains seven subentries: Overview; Practice Interventions; Chinese; Japanese, Koreans; South Asians; Southeast Asians.]

assessment

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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1,718 words
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Under the Children Act (1989), *local authorities are required to provide services for children for the purposes

care management

care management   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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912 words
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An integrated and circular process for identifying and addressing the needs of individuals within available resources, which recognizes, at least

centile chart

centile chart   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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180 words
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A graph against which a child’s development can be assessed. It comprises a series of lines showing average measurements of

dashboard

dashboard   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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79 words
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A commonly used management tool in the *private sector, where they are used to gauge performance and progress

eco map

eco map   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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173 words
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A diagrammatic representation of all the relationships identified in a person’s or family’s life. This technique is used in social

Employment and Unemployment

Employment and Unemployment   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
3,509 words
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Different types of employment and unemployment are defined and the measurement of these concepts is illustrated. Unemployment trends among different

European Foundation of Quality Management Model

European Foundation of Quality Management Model   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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214 words
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A framework that is extensively used in the *private and *public sectors to enable an organization to assess

genogram

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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191 words
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A pictorial display of an individual’s family relationships and *kinship network (see illustration). This is generated by using symbols

hierarchy of needs

hierarchy of needs (Maslow)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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721 words
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Abraham Maslow’s (1908–70) hierarchy of *needs is a conceptualization of motivation and personality that has been used

Income Security

Income Security   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
5,271 words
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The United States is undergoing tremendous changes in economic conditions and in demographics. However, the concept of income security and

learning style

learning style   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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230 words
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Refers to an individual’s preferred approach(es) to acquiring knowledge, utilizing certain methods or strategies. There are many different models for

life map

life map   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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327 words
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Used in *direct work with a child or young person to track her/his journey through life thus far, marking

life story book

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
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309 words
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An approach used to assist a child who has been separated from her/his *birth family to make sense of

NHS continuing health care

NHS continuing health care   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
1,302 words
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Care which is arranged and funded solely by the National Health Service for people not in hospital who have ongoing

panopticon

panopticon   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
129 words
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First used by the philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) in the late eighteenth century for his design of workhouses,

Prevention

Prevention   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
5,661 words
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Primary prevention involves coordinated efforts to prevent predictable problems, to protect existing states of health and healthy functioning, and to

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