Portland State University. School of Social Work
Norman L. Wyers
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Industrial welfare -- Oregon
1 online resource (149 p.)
In an era of diminishing public funds, the profession of social work is looking more and more toward the private sector as an arena for social work practice. Social work has had a long-standing interest in the impact of work and the workplace on the individual. This study was developed in response to the lack of documentation of non-work-related services in Oregon's businesses and industries. The research team set out to discover what non-work-related services are available to employees at or through the workplace in the TriCounty area (Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties) of Oregon. This study was exploratory, similar to one done by Hans Spiegel and colleagues in 1974, through Hunter College in New York City.
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Adix, William Roland; Christie, Elizabeth March; Christrup, James J.; Kaulukukui, Carol M.; Lenway, Jennifer Idris; Nelson, Cynthia A.; Rielly, Linda S.; Sorlien, Steven; Sweeney-Easter, Kathleen A.; Tate, Lynn Campbell; Warman, Patricia Jones; and Warton, Donn C., "Non-work-related services at the workplace : an exploratory study" (1981). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3457.