Social Work Practice In Canada And Ribbea Case Study

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An Analysis of Social Work Practice in Colombia and Canada Introduction Understanding the complexities of social work practice in two different contexts implies an exhaustive analysis of the disparities and similarities between the cognitive framework, the historical and social associations, and the role of knowledge and expertise in a particular working area. Despite Canada and Colombia belong to the same continent, both countries are immersed in different realities in which Canada is categorized as developed nation and Colombia is considered a developing country. However, globalization has brought similar trends for both countries as capitalism and imperialism are considered the major cause of social problems such as poverty throughout the globe, cross-border immigration, welfare cutbacks, and environmental problems…show more content…
Payne (1997) also highlights that social work is the result of a social construction in which interventions with clients become a crucial part of the social processes (as cited in Fulcher, 2003). Therefore, to understand social work performance in Colombia and Canada is necessary to approach closer to those contextual particularities that shed some light on social work responses within each…show more content…
202). In contrast, the presence of the Colombian government has not had a remarkable impact on social policies because it is less intrusive. Hence, limited resources compel practitioners to work in a precarious
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