Working Definition: Context, Essence (What it is), Function (What it
practice of social work employs two kinds of dialogical process-guided
social well-being/distributive justice activities/interventions.
is directly with individuals and families in their contextual environments.
Psychotherapy, psychosocial counseling, group work,
and social support methods of social caring principally aid
this kind of practice.
other is indirectly with contextually relevant environment systems,
including societal validators, institutional structures and
social support resources, and their distributive justice/social well-being
impact on individual and communal social well-being.
Community development, social policy and social justice methods
of social change principally aid this kind of practice.