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Management: Volunteers

Eleanor L. Brilliant.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Practical Ethics. 2039 words.

Volunteer activity is linked to the concept of American democracy; it is also the source of early social work in the nineteenth century. Volunteering is action taken by personal choice and...

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Supervision

Lawrence Shulman.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6333 words.

Supervision of students and practitioners has been important to social work since its earliest evolution as a recognized profession. Central to the process is the idea of one professional...

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