Social work and faith-based agencies in Sweden and Australia

Crisp, Beth R 2013, Social work and faith-based agencies in Sweden and Australia, International Social Work, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 343-355, doi: 10.1177/0020872812474011.

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Title Social work and faith-based agencies in Sweden and Australia
Author(s) Crisp, Beth RORCID iD for Crisp, Beth R
Journal name International Social Work
Volume number 56
Issue number 3
Start page 343
End page 355
Total pages 13
Publisher SAGE Publications
Place of publication London, UK
Publication date 2013
ISSN 0020-8728
Keyword(s) Australia
Catholic Church
Church of Sweden
Faith-based agencies
Social work practice
Summary 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.
Language eng
DOI 10.1177/0020872812474011
Field of Research 160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Socio Economic Objective 940117 Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2013, Sage Publications
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