The "Class Struggle" Between Provision and Restoration

By Charles S. Levy

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Spring 1966

A kind of class struggle is underway within the social work field, the author claims, between practitioners of the restorative function (seen as requiring a higher level of professional skill) and the provision of resources (theoretically the lower function). This perception ignores the complexity of particular situations, he argues, and results in a less than optimal allocation of social work skill and personnel. The author reviews alternative frameworks for analyzing social work functions.

Topic: Methodology, Social Work, Professional Development, Workplace, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 42/No. 3

Page Number(s): 243-249

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Genre: Article

Coverage: North America

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Levy, Charles S. The "Class Struggle" Between Provision and Restoration. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Spring 1966: 243-249. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5032


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