Factors Influencing the Development of Jewish Casework Agencies

By Paul Schreiber

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Winter 1961

Implementation of the Social Security Act and the upward mobility of Jewish families have resulted in a transformation of the needs of large Jewish communities. Whereas in the 1940s and earlier, social work primarily addressed problems related to economic instability, social work of the 1960s has increasingly occupied itself with psychological support. Though some in the field remain committed to the traditional focus on providing services for the poor, the author argues that the "social" of social work applies to every service we give, counseling only

Topic: Social Services, Social Work, Mental Health, Family

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 38/No. 2

Page Number(s): 186-195

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Genre: Conference Presentation

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Schreiber, Paul. Factors Influencing the Development of Jewish Casework Agencies. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Winter 1961: 186-195. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3880


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