The Effect of Agency Service on Family Interrelationships

By Eva Abramson

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare, March 1948

This piece covers the situation of one family and its request for financial assistance pending the husband finding employment. The piece highlights the different meanings this request has to the husband and wife, the effect that the agency service had on each of them and on their children as contact continued. It also describes how the agency offered help to the family in finding a more satisfactory balance through the utilization of some of the forces set in motion through contact. The piece highlights how the agency worker plays pivotal role in helping each family relate its individual problem to the central problem.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Social Services, Social Work, Unemployment, Family

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Aptekar, Herbert H.

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.3

Page Number(s): 293-300

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Abramson, Eva. The Effect of Agency Service on Family Interrelationships. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. March 1948: 293-300.


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