Economic Insecurity: Notes for Social Workers
Characteristics of individuals and families referred to as economically insecure are defined and discussed in this article. Additionally, estimates of the numbers of individuals and families affected are provided. The author recommends that social workers be more cognizant of economic insecurity and its effect on clients. Addressing the issues of economic insecurity and its relationship to social work practice adequately would require broadening social work's overall mission.
© 1988, National Association of Social Workers, Inc.
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Wyers, N. L. (1988). Economic Insecurity: Notes for Social Workers. Social Work, 33(1), 18–22. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23715120