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Social work under construction

In this chapter we will discuss the impact of the transformation and integration process on social work and social professionals. The chapter starts with an overview of some of the basics: the concept, the meanings, the roots and the theories. The second section is on the impact of the transformation on the concept, the position and embedment of social work and the most important tasks. The third section is more on the technical issues, such as methodology and competences in social work. The chapter concludes with a reflection on the social professional in citizenship-based social work.