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

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.

Project: Financial Capability & Asset Building


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