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social work

noun as in social service

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She would enroll this fall at the Community College of Philadelphia before taking another run at a social work degree at Temple.

Her launch video highlighted her time on the bench — and her mother’s pioneering career as a professor of social work — and in an interview she highlighted her victories in two statewide judicial elections.

She had studied it in history, she had practiced it for 25 years on front lines of social work.

From Time

Mimi Chapman, a professor of social work who is chair of the faculty at Chapel Hill, said it is “exceedingly rare” for the board not to ratify a tenure recommendation from the university.

Companies have had to review their practices to accommodate a hybrid-approach which allows employees to spend some time in the office to create social work experiences.

From Quartz

The author, Dr. David Ribner, has a doctorate in social work and is an ordained Rabbi.

Matul recently started looking at colleges and hopes to study social work or public policy when she saves up enough money.

My father expected me to go to college, and he was thrilled when I earned my Master's of Social Work degree.

Financial aid and a night job as an office cleaner carried me through, and at 21, I graduated with a degree in social work.

At university, she studied social work—more useful in wartime, she thought, than pediatrics.

Possibly no social work in America is more sanely constructive than that of the playground movement.

You see my only social work is to rejoice in the labors of others, while I live in luxurious remoteness from all turmoil.

The 350 Queen does all the social work, and she does it admirably.

It is in these local groups perhaps that some of the best experimental social work may be done.

The working woman is in fact beginning to show powers, hitherto unsuspected, of social work and political action.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to social work, such as: community service, and good works.

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