group work


noun Sociology.

a method, used by professional social workers, of aiding a group or members of a group toward individual adjustment and increased participation in community activity by exploiting the mechanisms of group life.

Nearby words

  1. group representation,
  2. group speed,
  3. group theory,
  4. group therapy,
  5. group velocity,
  6. grouper,
  7. groupie,
  8. grouping,
  9. groupism,
  10. groupoid

Origin of group work

First recorded in 1940–45

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