case worker

caseworker

[keys-wur-ker]
noun
1.
a person who does casework.
2.
an investigator, especially of a social agency, who aids disadvantaged individuals or families chiefly by analysis of their problems and through personal counseling.
Also, case-worker, case worker.


Origin:
1930–35; case1 + worker

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