Year: 1976 Source: Social Work in Health Care, v.1, no.2, (Winter 1975-1976), p.155-166 SIEC No: 19842198

This article discusses the role of the social worker in an alcoholism treatment team. Many insights for social work treatment have derived from an unusual blending of professional & experiential knowledge & consciously used lay counseling. The importance of a consistent philosophy among team members is emphasized, as is the need to treat the significant person’s in a patient’s life.