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Client Violence

Christina E. Newhill.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3341 words.

Client violence and workplace safety are relevant issues for all social workers across practice settings. This entry addresses why and how social workers may be targets for a client's...

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Restorative Justice

Katherine van Wormer.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1473 words.

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Sexual Assault

Judy L. Postmus.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Couple and Family Social Work; Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 2715 words.

Sexual assault or rape affects millions of women and men in the United States; however, it is only in the last 30 years that it is being considered a social problem. During this period,...

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Urban Practice

Melvin Delgado.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty. 2394 words.

Social work practice is best understood and practiced when taking into account the local context. The urban context of social work practice may share much with suburban and rural contexts...

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