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Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. [1]

188 relations: Abraham Flexner, Addiction medicine, Advocacy, ALF (TV series), Ali Smith, Angelina Jolie, Anjanette Comer, Ann Vickers, Ann Vickers (film), Anne Haney, Anthropology, Anti-oppressive practice, Approved mental health professional, Bachelor of Social Services, Behavior, Bhama, Boise State University, Brief psychotherapy, British Association of Social Workers, British Union of Social Work Employees, Canadian Association of Social Workers, Caroline Chisholm, Case 39, Charity (practice), Charity Organization Society, Child development, Child protection, Clare in the Community, Cognition, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Columbia University School of Social Work, Community (trade union), Community development, Community engagement, Community organization, Corrections, Council on Social Work Education, Counseling psychology, Criminology, Crisis intervention, Critical social work, Critical theory, Cross-cultural psychology, Development studies, Dialectical behavior therapy, Disability, Drug rehabilitation, East Side/West Side, Ecology, Economics, ..., Education, Education in social work, Elder abuse, Emergency management, Empathy, Equity theory, Evidence-based practice, Existentialism, Family therapy, Financial social work, Forensic science, Forensic social work, Free Willy, George C. Scott, Gerontology, Girl, Interrupted (film), GMB (trade union), Grassroots, Great Depression, Health, Helen Bosanquet, Hull House, Human resource management, Human rights, Humanism, Immersion journalism, Industrial relations, Industrial Revolution, International Association of Schools of Social Work, International Federation of Social Workers, International Social Work, Irene Dunne, Jamie Dornan, Janapriyan, Jane Addams, Jean Gabin, Joan Collins, Law, Leadership, Legislation, Leonor Watling, Licensure, Life skills, Lilo & Stitch, List of Star Trek characters (G–M), Management, Mariah Carey, Mary Richmond, Master of Social Work, Max Wright, Medical social work, Mental health, Mental health professional, Michael Harney, Motivational interviewing, Mrs. Doubtfire, Mykelti Williamson, National Association of Social Workers, Nobel Peace Prize, Occupational safety and health, Octavia Hill, Orange Is the New Black, Patrick Gilmore, Paul Lieberstein, Pedagogy, Performance measurement, Person-centered therapy, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Poor relief, Positive psychology, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Precious (film), Prevention science, Program evaluation, Project management, Psychiatric rehabilitation, Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamics, Psychology, Psychosocial, Psychotherapy, Public health, Pushing Tin, Radicalization, Raquel busca su sitio, Recovery approach, Recreational therapy, Reflexivity (social theory), Renée Zellweger, Right to an adequate standard of living, Rural development, Sally Phillips, School social worker, Settlement movement, Smile Pinki, Social actions, Social change, Social engineering (political science), Social exchange theory, Social insurance, Social justice, Social psychology, Social research, Social science, Social Scientist, Social theory, Social work with groups, Sociology, Sociotherapy, Solution-focused brief therapy, Star Trek: The Original Series, Strength-based practice, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Systems theory, Task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership, The Baby (film), The City on the Edge of Forever, The Fall (TV series), The Office (U.S. TV series), The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, The Spook Who Sat by the Door (novel), There But For The, Trades Union Congress, Travelers (TV series), Two Men in Town (1973 film), UNISON, Unite the Union, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Urban planning, Vanessa Redgrave, Ving Rhames, Welfare, Welfare economics, William Beveridge, Women's rights. Expand index (138 more) »

Abraham Flexner

Abraham Flexner (November 13, 1866 – September 21, 1959) was an American educator, best known for his role in the 20th century reform of medical and higher education in the United States and Canada.

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Addiction medicine

Addiction medicine is a medical specialty that deals with the treatment of addiction.

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Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions.

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ALF (TV series)

ALF is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1986, to March 24, 1990.

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Ali Smith

Ali Smith CBE FRSL (born 24 August 1962) is a Scottish author, playwright, academic and journalist.

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight, June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.

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Anjanette Comer

Anjanette Comer (born August 7, 1939) is an American actress.

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Ann Vickers

Ann Vickers is a 1933 novel by Sinclair Lewis.

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Ann Vickers (film)

Ann Vickers is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic drama, starring Irene Dunne and Walter Huston.

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Anne Haney

Anne Ryan Haney, née Thomas, (March 4, 1934 – May 26, 2001) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her roles as social worker Mrs.

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Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.

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Anti-oppressive practice

Anti-oppressive practice (AOP) is an interdisciplinary approach primarily rooted within the practice of social work that focuses on ending socioeconomic oppression.

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Approved mental health professional

The role of approved mental health professional (AMHP) in the United Kingdom was created in the 2007 amendment of the Mental Health Act 1983 to replace the role of approved social worker (ASW).

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Bachelor of Social Services

Bachelor of Social Services (called socionom in Swedish and Danish, sosionom in Norwegian, and sosionomi in Finnish) is a degree in social welfare from Scandinavian universities.

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Behavior (American English) or behaviour (Commonwealth English) is the range of actions and mannerisms made by individuals, organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment.

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Rekitha Rajendra Kurup (born May 23, 1989) better known by her stagename Bhama, is an Indian film actress who has mainly appeared in Malayalam and Kannada language films.

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Boise State University

Boise State University (BSU) is a public university in the western United States, located in Boise, Idaho.

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Brief psychotherapy

Brief psychotherapy (also brief therapy, planned short-term therapy) is an umbrella term for a variety of approaches to short-term, solution-oriented psychotherapy.

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British Association of Social Workers

The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is the largest professional association of registered social workers and qualified care managers in the United Kingdom.

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British Union of Social Work Employees

The British Union of Social Work Employees (BUSWE) was a trade union representing social workers in the United Kingdom.

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Canadian Association of Social Workers

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is the national association for the social work profession in Canada.

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Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm (30 May 1808 – 25 March 1877) was a progressive 19th-century English humanitarian known mostly for her involvement with female immigrant welfare in Australia.

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Case 39

Case 39 is a 2009 American supernatural psychological horror film directed by Christian Alvart, and starring Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Bradley Cooper and Ian McShane.

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Charity (practice)

The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act.

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Charity Organization Society

The Charity Organization Societies were founded in England in 1869 following the 'Goschen Minute' (Poor Law Board; 22nd Annual Report (1869–70), Appendix A No.4. Relief to the Poor in the Metropolis. PP XXXI, 1871) that sought to severely restrict outdoor relief distributed by the Poor Law Guardians.

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Child development

Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.

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Child protection

Child protection is the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.

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Clare in the Community

Clare in the Community is a British comic strip in The Guardian newspaper, written by Harry Venning.

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Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses".

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Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psycho-social intervention that is the most widely used evidence-based practice aimed at improving mental health.

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Columbia University School of Social Work

The Columbia University School of Social Work is affiliated with Columbia University as one of its graduate schools and began awarding the Master of Science (MS) degree since 1940.

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Community (trade union)

Community is a UK trade union representing workers in the iron and steel, domestic appliance manufacturing, clothing, textiles, footwear, road transport, betting and gaming and call centre sectors as well as workers in voluntary organisations, workshops for visually impaired and disabled people, community-care providers and housing associations.

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Community development

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." It is a broad term given to the practices of civic leaders, activists, involved citizens and professionals to improve various aspects of communities, typically aiming to build stronger and more resilient local communities.

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Community engagement

Community engagement refers to individuals that come together and form a group, hence the term community.

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Community organization

Community organization covers a series of activities at the community level aimed at bringing about desired improvement in the social well being of individuals, groups and neighborhoods.

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In criminal justice, particularly in North America, correction, corrections, and correctional, are umbrella terms describing a variety of functions typically carried out by government agencies, and involving the punishment, treatment, and supervision of persons who have been convicted of crimes.

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Council on Social Work Education

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education.

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Counseling psychology

Counseling psychology is a psychological specialty that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains: counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health.

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Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation" originally derived from the Ancient Greek verb "krino" "κρίνω", and Ancient Greek -λογία, -logy|-logia, from "logos" meaning: “word,” “reason,” or “plan”) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels.

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Crisis intervention

Crisis intervention is an immediate and short-term psychological care aimed at assisting individuals in a crisis situation in order to restore equilibrium to their biopsychosocial functioning and to minimize the potential of long-term psychological trauma.

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Critical social work

Critical social work is the application of social work from a critical theory perspective.

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Critical theory

Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.

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Cross-cultural psychology

Cross-cultural psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes, including both their variability and invariance, under diverse cultural conditions.

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Development studies

Development studies is an interdisciplinary branch of social science.

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Dialectical behavior therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy designed to help people suffering from borderline personality disorder.

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A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Drug rehabilitation

Drug rehabilitation (often drug rehab or just rehab) is the processes of medical or psychotherapeutic treatment for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and street drugs such as cocaine, heroin or amphetamines.

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East Side/West Side

East Side/West Side is an American drama series starring George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, and later on, Linden Chiles.

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Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.

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Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Education in social work

Social workers use education as a key tool in client and community interactions.

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Elder abuse

Elder abuse (also called "elder mistreatment", "senior abuse", "abuse in later life", "abuse of older adults", "abuse of older women", and "abuse of older men") is "a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person." This definition has been adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) from a definition put forward by Action on Elder Abuse in the UK.

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Emergency management

Emergency management or disaster management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, and recovery).

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Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another's position.

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Equity theory

Equity theory focuses on determining whether the distribution of resources is fair to both relational partners.

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Evidence-based practice

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an interdisciplinary approach to clinical practice that has been gaining ground following its formal introduction in 1992.

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Existentialism is a tradition of philosophical inquiry associated mainly with certain 19th and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.

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Family therapy

Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development.

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Financial social work

Financial social work is an interactive and introspective, multidisciplinary approach that helps individuals explore and address their unconscious feelings, thoughts and attitudes about money.

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Forensic science

Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly—on the criminal side—during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure.

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Forensic social work

Forensic social work is the application of social work to questions and issues relating to law and legal systems.

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Free Willy

Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film directed by Simon Wincer, produced by Lauren Shuler Donner and Jennie Lew Tugend, and written by Keith A. Walker and Corey Blechman from a story by Walker.

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George C. Scott

George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer.

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Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of ageing.

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Girl, Interrupted (film)

Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 American psychological drama film based on Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir of the same name.

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GMB (trade union)

The GMB is a general trade union in the United Kingdom which has more than 631,000 members.

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A grassroots movement (often referenced in the context of a left-wing political movement) is one which uses the people in a given district, region, or community as the basis for a political or economic movement.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Health is the ability of a biological system to acquire, convert, allocate, distribute, and utilize energy with maximum efficiency.

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Helen Bosanquet

Helen Bosanquet (née Dendy; 10 February 1860 – 7 April 1926) was an English social theorist and social reformer.

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Hull House

Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.

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Human resource management

Human resource management (HRM or HR) is the strategic approach to the effective management of organization workers so that they help the business gain a competitive advantage, Commonly referred to as the HR Department, it is designed to maximize employee performance in service of an employer's strategic objectives.

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Human rights

Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, December 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved August 14, 2014 that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law.

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Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.

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Immersion journalism

Immersion journalism or immersionism is a style of journalism similar to gonzo journalism.

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Industrial relations

Industrial relations is a multidisciplinary field that studies the employment relationship.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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International Association of Schools of Social Work

The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programs, and social work educators.

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International Federation of Social Workers

The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is the worldwide body for professional social work.

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International Social Work

International Social Work is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of social work.

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Irene Dunne

Irene Dunne (born Irene Marie Dunn, December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.

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Jamie Dornan

James Dornan (born 1 May 1982) is an actor, model, and musician from Northern Ireland.

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Janapriyan (Popular Among People) is a 2011 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy film directed by Boban Samuel and starring Jayasurya and Bhama in the lead roles.

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams (September 8, 1860May 21, 1935), known as the "mother" of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, public administrator, protestor, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.

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Jean Gabin

Jean Gabin (17 May 190415 November 1976) was a French actor and sometime singer.

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Joan Collins

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, (born 23 May 1933) is an English actress, author and columnist.

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Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

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Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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Legislation (or "statutory law") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.

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Leonor Watling

Leonor Elizabeth Ceballos Watling (born 28 July 1975) is a Spanish film actress and singer.

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Licensure means a restricted practice or a restriction on the use of an occupational title, requiring a license.

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Life skills

Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable humans to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of life.

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Lilo & Stitch

Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated adventure science fiction comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

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List of Star Trek characters (G–M)

This article lists characters of Star Trek that received attention from third-party sources in their various canonical incarnations.

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Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Mary Richmond

Mary Ellen Richmond (1861–1928) was an American social work pioneer.

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Master of Social Work

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a master's degree in the field of social work.

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Max Wright

George Edward Maxwell Wright (born August 2, 1943), credited professionally as Max Wright, is an American actor, best known for his role as Willie Tanner on the sitcom ALF.

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Medical social work

Medical social work is a sub-discipline of social work, also known as hospital social work.

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Mental health

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness.

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Mental health professional

A mental health professional is a health care practitioner or community services provider who offers services for the purpose of improving an individual's mental health or to treat mental disorders.

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Michael Harney

Michael John Harney (born March 27, 1956) is an American actor of film, television, and theater.

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Motivational interviewing

Motivational interviewing (MI) is a counseling approach developed in part by clinical psychologists William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick.

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Mykelti Williamson

Michael T. "Mykelti" Williamson is an American actor best known for his roles in the films Forrest Gump and Con Air, and the television shows Boomtown, 24, and Justified.

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National Association of Social Workers

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is a professional organization of social workers in the United States.

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.

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Occupational safety and health

Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.

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Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill (3 December 1838 – 13 August 1912) was an English social reformer, whose main concern was the welfare of the inhabitants of cities, especially London, in the second half of the nineteenth century.

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Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black (sometimes abbreviated to OITNB) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix.

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Patrick Gilmore

Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore (December 25, 1829 – September 24, 1892) was an Irish-born American composer and bandmaster who lived and worked in the United States after 1848.

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Paul Lieberstein

Paul Lieberstein (born February 22, 1967) is an American actor, screenwriter, and television producer.

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Pedagogy is the discipline that deals with the theory and practice of teaching and how these influence student learning.

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Performance measurement

Performance measurement is the process of collecting, analyzing and/or reporting information regarding the performance of an individual, group, organization, system or component.

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Person-centered therapy

Person-centered therapy, also known as person-centered psychotherapy, person-centered counseling, client-centered therapy and Rogerian psychotherapy, is a form of psychotherapy developed by psychologist Carl Rogers beginning in the 1940s and extending into the 1980s.

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Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

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Political science

Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.

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Politics (from Politiká, meaning "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group.

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Poor relief

In English and British history, poor relief refers to government and ecclesiastical action to relieve poverty.

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Positive psychology

Positive psychology is "the scientific study of what makes life most worth living",Christopher Peterson (2008), or "the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, institutional, cultural, and global dimensions of life".

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Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.

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Poverty reduction

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

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Precious (film)

Precious: Base on Nol by Saf (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire), or simply Precious, is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels.

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Prevention science

Prevention Science is the application of a scientific methodology that seeks to prevent or moderate major human dysfunctions before they occur.

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Program evaluation

Program evaluation is a systematic method for collecting, analyzing, and using information to answer questions about projects, policies and programs, particularly about their effectiveness and efficiency.

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Project management

Project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time.

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Psychiatric rehabilitation

Psychiatric rehabilitation, also known as psychosocial rehabilitation, and sometimes simplified to psych rehab by providers, is the process of restoration of community functioning and well-being of an individual diagnosed in mental health or mental or emotional disorder and who may be considered to have a psychiatric disability.

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Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders.

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Psychodynamics, also known as psychodynamic psychology, in its broadest sense, is an approach to psychology that emphasizes systematic study of the psychological forces that underlie human behavior, feelings, and emotions and how they might relate to early experience.

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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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The psychosocial approach looks at individuals in the context of the combined influence that psychological factors and the surrounding social environment have on their physical and mental wellness and their ability to function.

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Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in desired ways.

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Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

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Pushing Tin

Pushing Tin is a 1999 comedy-drama film directed by Mike Newell.

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Radicalization (or radicalisation) is a process by which an individual, or group comes to adopt increasingly extreme political, social, or religious ideals and aspirations that reject or undermine the status quo or undermine contemporary ideas and expressions of the nation.

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Raquel busca su sitio

Raquel busca su sitio (Raquel looks for her place) was a Spanish television series produced by Tesauro S.A. for Televisión Española.

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Recovery approach

Psychological recovery or recovery model or the recovery approach to mental disorder or substance dependence emphasizes and supports a person's potential for recovery.

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Recreational therapy

According to the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), recreational therapy or therapeutic recreation (TR) is a systematic process that utilizes recreation (leisure) and other interest activities as interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.

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Reflexivity (social theory)

In epistemology, and more specifically, the sociology of knowledge, reflexivity refers to circular relationships between cause and effect, especially as embedded in human belief structures.

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Renée Zellweger

Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer.

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Right to an adequate standard of living

The right to an adequate standard of living is recognized as a human right in international human rights instruments and is understood to establish a minimum entitlement to food, clothing and housing at an adequate level.

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Rural development

Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

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Sally Phillips

Sally Elizabeth Phillips (born 10 May 1970) is an English actress, television presenter and comedian.

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School social worker

A school social worker provides counseling and psycho-social services to children and adolescents in schools at both micro and macro levels.

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Settlement movement

The settlement movement was a reformist social movement that began in the 1880s and peaked around the 1920s in England and the US.

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Smile Pinki

Smile Pinki (2008) is a 39-minute documentary directed by Megan Mylan.

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Social actions

In sociology, social action, also known as "Weberian social action", refers to an act which takes into account the actions and reactions of individuals (or 'agents').

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Social change

Social change is an alteration in the social order of a society.

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Social engineering (political science)

Social engineering is a discipline in social science that refers to efforts to influence particular attitudes and social behaviors on a large scale, whether by governments, media or private groups in order to produce desired characteristics in a target population.

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Social exchange theory

Social exchange theory is a social psychological and sociological perspective that explains social change and stability as a process of negotiated exchanges between parties.

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Social insurance

Social insurance is any government-sponsored program with the following four characteristics.

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Social justice

Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.

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Social psychology

Social psychology is the study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.

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Social research

Social research is a research conducted by social scientists following a systematic plan.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Social Scientist

Social Scientist is a New Delhi-based journal published by the Indian School of Social Sciences and Tulika Books in the areas of social sciences and humanities.

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Social theory

Social theories are analytical frameworks, or paradigms, that are used to study and interpret social phenomena.

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Social work with groups

Social work with groups represents a broad domain of direct social work practice (Garvin, Gutierrez & Galinskey, 2004).

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Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.

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Sociotherapy is a social science and form of social work, and sociology that involves the study of groups of people, its constituent individuals and their behavior, using learned information in case and care management towards holistic life enrichment or improvement of social and life conditions.

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Solution-focused brief therapy

Solution-focused (brief) therapy (SFBT) is a goal-directed collaborative approach to psychotherapeutic change that is conducted through direct observation of clients' responses to a series of precisely constructed questions.

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Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.

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Strength-based practice

Strength-based practice is a social work practice theory that emphasizes people's self-determination and strengths.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Systems theory

Systems theory is the interdisciplinary study of systems.

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Task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership

The task-relationship model is defined by Forsyth as "a descriptive model of leadership which maintains that most leadership behaviors can be classified as performance maintenance or relationship maintenances." Task-oriented (or task-focused) leadership is a behavioral approach in which the leader focuses on the tasks that need to be performed in order to meet certain goals, or to achieve a certain performance standard.

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The Baby (film)

The Baby is a 1973 American horror-thriller film, directed by Ted Post and written by Abe Polsky.

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The City on the Edge of Forever

"The City on the Edge of Forever" is the 28th episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek and the penultimate episode of the first season.

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The Fall (TV series)

The Fall is a British-Irish crime drama television series filmed and set in Northern Ireland.

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The Office (U.S. TV series)

The Office is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons.

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a 1997 book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family from Houaysouy, Sainyabuli Province, Laos,Fadiman.

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The Spook Who Sat by the Door (novel)

The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1969), by Sam Greenlee, is the fictional story of Dan Freeman, the first black CIA officer, and of the CIA's history of training persons and political groups who later used their specialised training in gathering intelligence, political subversion, and guerrilla warfare against the CIA.

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There But For The

There But For The is a 2011 novel by Scottish author Ali Smith, first published in the UK by Hamish Hamilton and in the US by Pantheon, and set in 2009 and 2010 in Greenwich, London.

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Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.

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Travelers (TV series)

Travelers is a science fiction television series created by Brad Wright, starring Eric McCormack, Mackenzie Porter, Jared Abrahamson, Nesta Cooper, Reilly Dolman and Patrick Gilmore.

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Two Men in Town (1973 film)

Two Men in Town (Deux hommes dans la ville a.k.a. Two Against the Law) is a 1973 Franco-Italian film directed by José Giovanni.

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UNISON is the second largest trade union in the United Kingdom with almost 1.3 million members.

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Unite the Union

Unite the Union, commonly known as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union, formed on 1 May 2007, by the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union.

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United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist.

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Ving Rhames

Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames (born May 12, 1959) is an American actor of screen and stage known for his roles as Luther Stickell in the Mission: Impossible film series, as well as Pulp Fiction, Don King: Only in America, Rosewood, Con Air, Dawn of the Dead, and Bringing Out the Dead, as well as the voice of Cobra Bubbles in the 2002 film Lilo & Stitch.

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Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.

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Welfare economics

Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to evaluate well-being (welfare) at the aggregate (economy-wide) level.

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William Beveridge

William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge, (5 March 1879 – 16 March 1963) was a British economist who was a noted progressive and social reformer.

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Women's rights

Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls worldwide, and formed the basis for the women's rights movement in the nineteenth century and feminist movement during the 20th century.

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