Social Work Terms

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A term coined by the archbishop of canterbury during WW2 to describe those governments that...
welfare state
cash transfer provided by one level of government to another, the amount of the transfer fixed...
block grants
cash transfer from one level of government to another, the amount of which is tied to its intended...
specific-purpose grant
transfer of money from one level of govt to another, no particular commitment by the recipient...
equalization payment (unconditional grant)
an unequal relationship in fiscal capacity between richer and poorer provinces
horizontal imbalance
an unequal relationship in fiscal capacity between the fed. and any prov. govt
vertical imbalance
a particular level of govts ability to change the total or composition of its revenues or expenditures
fiscal capacity
grant tied directly to an expect type of service delivery
conditional grant
Intro in 1966, funding agreement that enabled the fed. govt to cost share (50/50) with provinces...
Canada assistance plan (CAP)
replaced CAP in 1996, resulted in 15% decrease in fed. transfers to provinces, provinces free...
Canada Health and SOcial Transfer (CHST)
social welfare programs implemented on the basis of assessed need. eligibility based on means...
selective programs
Social welfare programs based on national and categorical membership.Proivde services to all...
universal programs
proportion of taxes paid increases with earnings
progressive Income tax system
everyone pays the same taxes, regardless of income
regressive income tax system
cash payment to an indiviudal or family based on demographic characteristics instead of need
selective income security programs that use a means test or needs test to determine eligibility
social assistance
income security programs in which eligbility for benefits is determined by previous record...
social insurance

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