Social Work Practice and Information Technology-An Unestablished Link

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This opening chapter is aimed at assessing the relationship of social work practice and information technology.The low level application of information technology to social work practice is viewed in terms of its etiology as well as its potential cost to the profession. It is concluded that a major investment should be made to incorporate information technology into social work practice.This perspective informs the remaining chapters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalComputers in Human Services
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 27 Sep 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)


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