Computers in Social Work by Bryan Glastonbury (auth.)

By Bryan Glastonbury (auth.)

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Of the nine information pages, the first contains basic data (the card index equivalent), and is the minimum held about any referral. The next contains some other useful items of information, addresses for example, and is followed by 'referral information' , which categorises the initial assessment (referrer, presenting request, primary problem and so forth) and notes the type of allocation. Two pages itemise all resources allocated to the client , and two more similarly cover Computing in One Social Services Department 45 aids .

The next stage is to identify and authorise the users, which is done by a two-part process . Every authorised user's name must be registered with the computer, so that when a user types it on the terminal as part of the procedure for getting access, the computer can recognise and accept it. That part would not be too hard to breach, simply by trying out a few common names in the reasonable expectation that the computer would 'recognise' one of them . The next part, however, is to type in a secret password, selected by the user during the original authorisation process, and known only to the user and the computer.

Derbyshire's study suggested four frequent uses: 1. 2. 3. 4. Management information DHSS Annual Returns Operational or ad hoc information Rationalising records By the 1980s there had been some change of emphasis, noticeably in the way annual returns had become an integrated The Growth of Computing in Social Work Servi ces 25 taken-for-granted aspect of the wider processing network, and much more sophistication could be found . Yet the only substantially new preoccupation, and a clear reflection of the changing economic circumstances over the decade, was with using computers for budgetary control and monitoring.

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