Social Work as a Profession

By Oscar Leonard

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), April 1, 1914

The author discusses the emergence of social work as a professional field, comparing it to the modern recognition of the rabbi as a professional man. He argues that the Jewish community should follow the gentile community in recognizing the special expertise and comptence of professional social workers as opposed to volunteer amateurs, however talented. In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:9, ed. Lee F. Frankel.

Topic: Social Services, Employment, Professions, Communal Organization, Jobs

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Leonard, Oscar. Social Work as a Profession. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1 April 1914:


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