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Workers' Compensation  

Paul Terrell

Workers' Compensation is a form of social insurance financed and administered by each of the 50 states, the federal government (for federal workers), and the District of Columbia that ... More

Working With Latino Immigrant Families in Schools  

Eden Hernandez Robles, Crissy A. Johnson, and Joel Hernandez Robles

Latino immigrant families and their students come with unique cultural and linguistic needs. Working effectively with Latino immigrants in schools is a challenge for social workers. Latino ... More

Yeh, Chu-Sheng  

Juei-king Lee

Online publication date:
Dec 2014
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Biographies
Chu-Sheng Yeh (1915–2008) promoted the well-being of children and youth in the areas of education, health, and social welfare. Professor Yeh established two programs related to social ... More

Young, Alma T.  

Sadye L. M. Logan

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Jul 2020
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Biographies
Alma T. Young (1930–2012) was employed in 1960 by Mount Sinai’s Department of Social Work and worked as the director of quality assurance until her retirement in 1998. Her unwavering ... More

Youngdahl, Benjamin Emanuel  

Jean K. Quam

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
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Biographies
Benjamin Emanuel Youngdahl (1897–1970) was a public welfare administrator, educator, and lecturer. He influenced the social work profession during his career as president of the American ... More

Younghusband, Dame Eileen  

Jean K. Quam

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
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Biographies
Dame Eileen Younghusband (1902–1981) was an international educator and scholar who influenced the development of social work around the world. She helped transform the International ... More

Young, Whitney Moore, Jr.  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
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Biographies
Whitney Moore Young, Jr., (1921–1971) was a social work educator, civil rights leader, and statesman. He worked to eradicate discrimination against Blacks and poor people. From 1961 until ... More

Youth at Risk  

Deborah Bass-Rubenstein

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Jun 2013
Runaways, throwaways, and homeless youths have always been present in the United States. In recent decades, however, society has become more aware of the problems they face as the problems ... More

Youth Empowerment  

Katie Richards-Schuster, Suzanne Pritzker, and Amanda Rodriguez-Newhall

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May 2018
Youth empowerment examines young people’s agency, action, and engagement in change efforts to improve their situations. Its scholarship builds on empowerment constructs and frameworks to ... More

Youth Services  

Elizabeth T. Gershoff

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Jun 2013
Youth services are programs, activities, and services aimed at providing a range of opportunities for school-aged children, including mentoring, recreation, education, training, community ... More

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