Arbor, Vol 191, No 771 (2015)

Trabajo Social en escuelas en los Estados Unidos: la evidencia actual y direcciones futuras

Susan Stone
University of California at Berkeley, Estados Unidos


Este artículo examina los factores históricos e institucionales que perfilan al personal docente, las tendencias en las programaciones y las prácticas que se desarrollan en la actualidad en el ámbito del trabajo social en la escuela en los Estados Unidos de América. Un aspecto clave derivado de este examen es que la profesión parece estar en una encrucijada. Se sugiere como alternativa a esta situación, centrar la atención y los objetivos fundamentales de intervención en las escuelas como organizaciones, y en las relaciones que se generan entre las escuelas y la comunidad.

Palabras clave

Trabajo Social en Escuelas; la educación; el rendimiento académico

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