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work

 [werk]
activity directed toward accomplishing something.
social work the activity of a social worker; work designed to promote the welfare of an individual or group.
social work/counseling in the omaha system, the planning by a social worker or counselor to promote the welfare of individuals or families.

social work

Provision of social services (in fields such as child welfare, criminal justice, hospital-based medicine, or mental health) and the promotion of social welfare by a professionally trained person. Social work often involves advocacy and aid for individuals who are poor, elderly, homeless, unemployed, or discriminated against in society because of gender, race, or other biases.
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By making the WebFOCUS/GIS system the primary reporting tool for the entire Department of Social Service, agency workers can discern trends in everything from disaster response to demographic analysis and ultimately deliver better services to the public.
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By law, we cannot deny a license based solely on location,'' said Andrew Roth, spokesman for the Department of Social Services.
The "Work Pays" campaign, which is expected to cost about $140,000, is sponsored jointly by the Department of Social Services, the Employment Development Department and the Department of Economic Opportunity.
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Other sponsors of the forum include the California Health and Human Services Agency, CCS Partnership and the California Department of Social Services.
Based on evaluation of the 20 staff members, state Department of Social Services officials determined that all but one may be considered eligible for exemption from the state's prohibition against employment of people with criminal backgrounds in licensed group homes.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Social Services has revoked the community care license held by Barbara A.
Other sponsors of the forum include the California Health and Human Services Agency, Court TV, CCS Partnership and the California Department of Social Services.
change was mandated in all counties by the 1999 Child Support Reform Act, which also created the new California Department of Child Support Services, formerly part of the Department of Social Services.
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