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Social work and faith-based agencies in Sweden and Australia
journal contributionposted on 2013-01-01, 00:00 authored by Beth CrispBeth Crisp
The roles which faith-based agencies play in social work provision vary between countries. This article provides an overview of social work provision by the Church of Sweden in Sweden and the Catholic Church in Australia and explores how different relationships between faith-based organizations and professional social work practice have emerged in different countries. The article concludes with questions about the role of faith-based agencies which readers can reflect upon in their own contexts.