or case work
- the work of investigation, advice, supervision, etc., by social workers or the like, in cases handled by them.
- Sociology. a close study of psychological and sociological factors in the history of an individual or family in unfavorable circumstances, with a view to improving personal and family conditions.
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When exhibitions travel, casework and graphics get shipped from venue to venue in heavy crates.The Curator's Tale
July 7, 2010
- social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families
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