Family social work -- United States
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Founded in 1996 by a group of social scientists and practicioners, the Council on Contemporary Families is a think tank that counters conservative narratives and policies on the family. Records include correspondence and memoranda, newsletters, and reports, as well as materials related to the Board of Directors, membership, the Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and annual conferences.
Froma Walsh is the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor Emerita in the School of Social Service Administration and Department of Psychiatry, Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. This collection includes Dr. Walsh's professional papers including her CV, and her books and articles relating to family therapy.
Social worker. The collection consists primarily of professional correspondence; writings by Hoffman and by others; case files; conference and workshop materials; and subject files.
Smith College School for Social Work, Center for Innovative Practice and Social Work Education records
The Center for Innovative Practice and Social Work Education was started in 1999 to generate and disseminate new practice knowledge, initially to influence professional education and ultimately to impact social policy and service delivery. Its records consist primarily of End-of-Life Care program material as well as that of Partners for Success and Clinicians of Color. Material types include partnership and foundation files, program financials, evaluation reports, and case studies.
The Smith College School for Social Work, Office of Field Education oversees the placement of M.S.W. students in field internships and organizes the faculty advisers and on-site supervisors at affiliated centers. The records documents the work of the Office to develop and maintain the field education program. Particularly well documented is the Schools networking and relationship building with various social work-related agencies around the U.S.
Therese Weil Lansburgh was a social worker, children's welfare advocate and lobbyist. This colection includes her personal and professional papers documenting Lansburgh's career as a social worker and champion for the rights of children, and particularly for affordable day care and social service organizations in which she was involved.