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casework

social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families

Casework

High-quality shelving and display cases such as for a store; also used to describe cabinetwork.

casework

a method of investigation, care and advice used in SOCIAL WORK and some counselling situations. It involves looking at current personal problems within the context of the client's personal history Crucial to this is the keeping of a record of the interactions between the social worker and the client by the social worker, in order to illuminate the complex of causes and effects involved in the client's current problems.

casework

The aggregate assembled parts (including framework, finish, doors, drawers, etc.) which make up a case or cabinet.
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Three themes relating to caseworker turnover were identified by the youth focus groups: lack of stability, loss of trust, and second chances.
Abuse reports went to DHS social service specialist John McClure, the lead caseworker for the Folenius family.
2) Eric Montoya, caseworker for a nonprofit corporation who turned his own life around after drug abuse and prison, discusses programs to help millions of homeless residents in the county find their way back to stability.
According to a representative of K-TAP recipients, caseworkers were discouraging them from pursuing the higher education option (interview with K-TAP recipient and activist, L.
Without enough material resources to offer poor families, caseworkers can't begin to prove how fair or helpful they are.
People in the nonprofit world have long known that the personal intervention from a competent, concerned caseworker can help today's welfare recipients get a leg up.
Finally, we got Francois, the ACS caseworker, to scrawl out a couple of pages and fax them to the courthouse.
Those deaths increased scrutiny on the department, which is using an infusion of money from the Legislature to hire more caseworkers statewide.
After the disappearance of a little girl in foster care who went unnoticed for almost two years, Florida mandated that caseworkers must see each foster child at least once every 30 days.
CART allows a caseworker to analyze potential outcomes associated with certain risk factors.
After all, the appeal judges, given the chance, might have agreed with the caseworker.
I met Virginia (with family permission), had access to her chart, and was able to discuss her care and treatment with the physical therapist and Social Services caseworker.