Jane Addams Contribution To The Development Of Social Work Practice

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The social work practice was organized to provide relief to the community through social involvement. The social involvement involves participation with individuals and families affected by poverty, social injustice, starvation, immigration and mental health problems. There were many individuals who had contributed to the development of the social work practice. Jane Addams was responsible for developing the Hull House in Chicago, Illinois. According to Dutchlion, Genachte, & Stevaert (2009), “It quickly developed into a real action centre with plenty of room for children, education for adults, culture and focus on social progress”. (Dutchlion, Genachte, & Stevaert, 2009, para. 1) The creation of the Hull House led to more development of the

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