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casework

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noun case·work \ˈkās-ˌwərk\

Simple Definition of casework

  • : the work done by a social worker to help fix the problems of a person or family

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of casework

  1. :  social work involving direct consideration of the problems, needs, and adjustments of the individual case (as a person or family)

caseworker

play \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

1886

First Known Use of casework

1886


Medical Dictionary

casework

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noun case·work \ˈkā-ˌswərk\

Medical Definition of casework

  1. :  social work involving direct consideration of the problems, needs, and adjustments of the individual case (as a person or family in need of financial or psychiatric aid)

caseworker

\-ˌswər-kər\ noun



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