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

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Example sentences
If a resident does not have a job, a caseworker tries to help him get one.
One caseworker says you can't stop cheating until you give people decent grants.
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