the police and a social worker show up at your door--surprise
What does SW stand for?
SW stands for Social Worker
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- Slepian-Wolf (source network)
- Slow Wave
- Small Works (architecture)
- Small World
- Smith and Wesson (gun maker)
- Snark Wars
- Snow Showers (weather reports)
- So What?
Samples in periodicals archive:
Social workers of this era constructed adoptive families "as if born to," which explains the inordinate emphasis placed on matching the gender (girls were preferred), IQ (a covert category for class), race, ethnicity, and religion of children to the adopters' preferences.
As a humanist and a social worker in the state of Kentucky, I take issue with this.
And when she did get a job, what if the social worker called once in a while to see how she was getting along, encouraging Rhoden to tough out the hard times and advising her on how to deal with her boss?
Some state regulations call for a nursing home to employ one full-time social worker per 121 or more beds.