Title

Social Work's Response to Poverty: From Benefits Dependence to Economic Self-Sufficiency

Additional Authors

Koza, Jennifer; Akabas, Sheila H.

Publication Date

9-21-2016

Summary

This article appears in the Journal of Social Work Education’s Special Section on Financial Capability and Asset Building. an earlier version of this article was presented during the April 2015 conference, Financial Capability and Asset Building: Advancing Education, Research, and Practice in Social Work. The conference was hosted by the Center for Social Development and the Financial Social Work Initiative at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Document Type

Article

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Financial Capability

Original Citation

Gates, L. B., Koza, J., & Akabas, S. H. (2017). Social work’s response to poverty: From benefits dependence to economic self-sufficiency. Journal of Social Work Education, 53(1), 99–117. doi:10.1080/10437797.2016.1212752

Project

Financial Capability and Asset Building

Keywords

financial capability, poverty, economic empowerment, economic opportunity, economic socialization

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