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How do social workers help with the poor?

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Discussion thread: Poverty, Social Disadvantage, and Social Protection
Lau Ming Wai
18 September 2020
How do social workers help with the poor?

How do social workers help with the poor?

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siuching1993711@gmail.com
18 September 2020

My pleasure to help.

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Lau Ming Wai
18 September 2020

Thanks a lot for your reply.

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siuching1993711@gmail.com
18 September 2020

Social workers could provide assistance to the poor on both micro and macro levels. Social workers may provide clients with goods and appropriate resources. They may also act as mediators to link clients with social services organizations or governmental agencies.

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