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Caring and Helping

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print March 1999 | ISBN: 9780195112481
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865826 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0003
 Caring and Helping

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This chapter examines the concept of nontraditional settings and why these institutions have played a critical role in communities of color. It identifies the factors that make people who work in nontraditional settings so interesting. The barriers to collaboration in nontraditional settings and the development of new approaches for practice within nontraditional settings are discussed.

Keywords: community caring; indigenous caring; professional caring; social work practice; nontraditional settings; collaboration

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