Title

Celebrating Six Decades of Social Work and Advancing Financial Capability and Asset Development

Additional Authors

Sherraden, Margaret S.; Frey, Jodi Jacobson; Birkenmaier, Julie; Callahan, Christine; Gunn McClendon, Gena ;

Publication Date

8-30-2016

Summary

Published as an editorial designed to frame the 60th anniversary issue of Social Work, this contribution discusses financial capability and asset building as an emerging area of social work practice, identifies key concepts, and summarizes several of the profession’s efforts to enhance the economic well-being of vulnerable populations.

Document Type

Article

Category

Financial Inclusion

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Financial Capability

Original Citation

Bent-Goodley, T. B., Sherraden, M. S., Frey, J. J., Birkenmaier, J., Callahan, C., & McClendon, G. G. (2016). Celebrating six decades of social work and advancing financial capability and asset development. Social Work, 61(4), 293–296. doi:10.1093/sw/sww058

Project

Financial Capability and Asset Building

Keywords

financial capability, financial capability practice, social work education, well-being, asset building, assets, Council on Social Work Education, economic empowerment, economic opportunity, economic socialization, economic strategies, financial education, financial knowledge, financial literacy, financial social work, Grand Challenges for Social Work

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