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Casework Below the Poverty Line

by Carol H. Meyer - 1966

The author deals with a question as vital to education as it is to social work. How is the professional to define his role with respect to the deprived, whose most fundamental needs can only be met by long-range social change? Describing casework as an "individualizing process" adapted to particular life styles, the author reminds us of a crucial obligation of the professional: to perceive the limits of statistics and abstraction; to give each person the respect his human status demands.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 5, 1966, p. 343-352
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2294, Date Accessed: 1/17/2021 5:15:15 AM

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