From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- See also changes related to Adoption, or pages that link to Adoption or to this page or whose text .
- Social Work : Helping persons, groups or communities enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning by working with them directly or by creating social conditions favorable to that end.
- Family : (1) Persons related by blood, marriage, adoption or guardianship, including individuals placed for foster care. (2) The social organization of a household or housekeeping unit using certain rooms and housekeeping facilities in common. See nuclear family and extended family