Components of the Social Casework Method

  • Emmanuel Janagan Johnson
  • Camille L. Huggins
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Social Work book series (BRIEFSSOWO)


Components of the casework method are all equally essential to the functioning and success for helping clients. it is important as human service workers to understand the client, the client’s personality, client’s communication patterns, and the problem the client will bring to the worker’s attention. This chapter will help the worker to be introspective of their responsibilities in the casework process to uphold a professional demeanor as well as be compassionate to the client during the helping process. Last, this chapter will touch on the agency, its responsibility to provide proficient services and be a support to the worker in order to deliver the best help possible.


Client’s personality Empowerment Active listening Case work method Agency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel Janagan Johnson
    • 1
  • Camille L. Huggins
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioural Sciences St. Augustine CampusThe University of the West IndiesSt. AugustineTrinidad and Tobago

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