Reflections on the Role of a Social Worker in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

  • Merav Moshe Grodofsky Sapir College, Hof Ashkelon, Israel


The role of the social work profession in regions of political conflict and in areas of acute armed conflict has recently become one of the most popular flelds of interest in the social work literature. This narrative describes the author's experience as a social work professional in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The paper is pertinent given the number of political conflicts around the globe and suggests that social workers can be signiflcant shapers within these contexts by addressing the root causes of conflict.
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