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Contexts/Settings: Private/Independent Practice Settings

Sandra A. Lopez.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 1455 words.

Private independent practice (known historically as private practice) is a growing segment of the social work profession. Social workers entering this context are providing a range of...

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Management: Human Resources

Michàlle E. Mor Barak and Dnika Jones Travis.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 5448 words.

Social work organizations depend on a well-trained and responsive workforce to provide quality services. Human resource management (HRM) refers to the design of formal systems that ensure...

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Technology: Technology in Micro Practice

Jerry Finn.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 1464 words.

Online therapy is the delivery of supportive and therapeutic services over the Internet. Online therapy offers the advantages of convenience and increased access to services. Service...

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