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Abbott, Edith  

Jean K. Quam

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Edith Abbott (1876–1957) was a social worker and educator. She was Dean of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago from 1924 to 1942 and she helped in ... More

Abbott, Grace  

Jean K. Quam

Online publication date:
Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Grace Abbott (1878–1939) was a teacher who went on to become Director of the Immigrants Protective League of Chicago and Director of the U.S. Children's Bureau. In 1934 she became ... More

Abernathy, Ralph David  

Lou M. Beasley

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Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Ralph David Abernathy (1926–1990) was a pastor who became president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference after the assassination of Martin Luther King. He was director of ... More

Abortion  

D. Lynn Jackson

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the turn of the 20th century, abortion was legally defined and controlled in ... More

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  

Claudia J. Dewane

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Sep 2013
Clinical social work is a derivative profession, drawing its knowledge and practice base from several theoretical schools. The four primary theoretical schools contributing to social-work ... More

Accommodating Students with Physical Disabilities in Higher Education  

Anna Escamilla

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Subject:
Disabilities
Students with disabilities are becoming more and more common in higher education classrooms, including social work classrooms. The challenges that come with accommodating students so as to ... More

Action Research  

David P. Moxley

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Oct 2013
Through cycles of systematic and purposeful iterative engagement with problems they face in specific practice settings, social workers engaging in action research build knowledge that is ... More

Adams, Frankie Victoria  

Lou M. Beasley

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Frankie Victoria Adams (1902–1979) was a social worker who influenced the development of social work education and of professional social work in the American South. She developed the ... More

Addams, Jane  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
Subject:
Biographies
Jane Addams (1860–1935) was a settlement house leader and peace activist. She was the founder of Hull-House and became president of the National Conference of Charities and Correction. She ... More

Addictions: Gambling  

Lia Nower and Kyle Caler

Gambling disorder is a significant public health concern. The recent and continued proliferation of land-based and interactive gambling opportunities has increased both accessibility and ... More

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