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date: 23 January 2021

International Social Work and Social Welfare: Central Americalocked

  • Maria JuliaMaria JuliaOhio State University

Summary

The social, political, and economic features of Central America are summarized and the impact of economic and political processes on the region is highlighted. Predominant global, historical, cultural, and political events are weaved together, in an attempt to understand the realities of the region. The challenges for social work profession and practice are presented, as well as their implications for new approaches to intervention and education.

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