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https://doi.org/10.3935/ljsr.v28i1.418

PROVIDING SOCIAL SERVICES TO CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES: THE ROLE OF A SOCIAL WORKER EMPLOYED IN A SOCIAL WELFARE INSTITUTION

Ada Filipaj orcid id orcid.org/0000-0002-6543-2811 ; Center for rehabilitation Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Marko Buljevac ; Department of Social Work, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia


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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present social worker’s job in social facility for children with developmental disabilities. The work of a social worker is described through its parts: work with users, work with user’s families, cooperation with various formal support providers, counselling, and finally social worker as a member of the professional team. These parts of the work are described and problematized. In the last part of this paper, the most common problems faced by social worker in his daily work are problematized.

Keywords

social work with families of children with developmental disabilities, social work in social facilities, social worker job description

Hrčak ID:

261102

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/261102

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