GLOBAL AGENDA A JEJ VÝZNAM PRE BUDÚCI VÝVOJ SOCIÁLNEJ PRÁCE

  • Jana Levická
  • Katarína Levická

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This paper reports about the most significant document that was created in the environment of social work over the past three decades. The authors inform about the creation and content of the document, then they point to the impact fn the document on the discuss about current challenges and future direction of social work. The paper also presents a new proposal for the definition of social work, which is expected to be formally adopted at the joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, which will be held in Melbourne in July 2014. The link between the Global Agenda and new definition of social work is explained. The authors reflect on why this document remains almost unknown for the Czech and Slovak social workers. Potential of the Global Agenda document from the perspective of profession identity is discussed.
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