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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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Estimated resources to quickly relieve caseload and workload for existing Child Welfare employees, allow Child Welfare caseworkers to spend more time with children and families, and reduce turnover.
Child welfare caseworkers are inundated with high caseloads, many documentation requirements, and a lack of insightful support from antiquated systems.
Caseworkers have struggled to keep up with the volume of paperwork required to investigate child abuse and neglect, only meeting the requirements to complete investigations within 60 days 74 percent of the time and complete safety assessments within seven days 94 percent of the time.
Currently, only OCS caseworkers are using the system, but the Michigan Child Support Program also consists of prosecuting attorneys, enforcement agents, the Friend of the Court offices, and other personnel.
Perceived caseworker support was measured as the mean response to three items.
what Jeanette is supposed to do," the caseworker wrote.
With these constructs in mind, items were generated to tap two dimensions of parents' experience: (1) the degree to which parents perceive their caseworkers to be doing family-focused actions (that is, the degree to which parents perceive their caseworkers to be empowering, and so forth) and (2) the degree to which parents feel empowered, respected, understood, and supported (presumably, as a result of those caseworker actions).
Joy Carroll, 69, of Stockton, has been a caseworker since last November.
My caseworker at the time, Ali, went with me to the psychiatrist and took me out to lunch.
Descriptive data showed that African American clients reported higher levels of caseworker bias than Hispanic clients but they did not report caseworker bias as frequently as Haitian clients.
To purchase a mobile unit and hire a caseworker who will travel throughout the Saint-Hyacinthe region to reach young people in need.
The purpose of the current study was to identify caseworker perceptions of (a) reasons for youth removal from a home environment and (b) the parameters of intolerable problem categories that prompt such decisions.