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date: 09 December 2022

International Social Work and Social Welfare: North Americalocked

International Social Work and Social Welfare: North Americalocked

  • Wes SheraWes SheraUniversity of Toronto, Emeritus

Summary

North America is one of the world's richest regions, and both the United States and Canada are ranked in the top 10 of the United Nations Human Development Index. However, poverty and inequality, and in particular, child poverty continues to be a significant problem. Social workers in both countries provide a wide array of human services to a range of populations. Social work has developed into a mature profession but is currently struggling to meet the increasing demand for its services.

Subjects

  • International and Global Issues
  • Macro Practice
  • Populations and Practice Settings
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
  • Social Work Profession

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