- The definition of casework is social work where the social worker works directly with individuals and families.
When a social worker is out in the field helping and interacting with families and children, this is an example of casework.
casework definition by Webster's New World
social work in which the worker investigates a case of personal or family maladjustment and gives advice and guidance
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- caseworker noun
casework definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.
- caseˈworkˌer noun