casework

1 [keys-wurk]
noun
1.
the work of investigation, advice, supervision, etc., by social workers or the like, in cases handled by them.
2.
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.
Also, case work.


Origin:
case1 + work

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casework

2 [keys-wurk]
noun
cabinetwork ( def 1 ).

Origin:
case2 + work

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casework (ˈkeɪsˌwɜːk)
 
n
social work based on close study of the personal histories and circumstances of individuals and families
 
'caseworker
 
n

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