In this article, Florence Day considered the different challenges social work departments and psychology departments faced in collaborating with clinics providing real-world services. She suggested ways in which the two departments might learn from each other and also why they were distinct.
Florence Day reviewed recent casework studies in order to evaluate current casework practice by starting with social workers’ experiences rather than starting with theory. This, then, might reassure those social workers who questioned the new emphasis on theory in their profession by giving evidence for which ones worked in which settings. Bertha Capen Reynolds’s response is also printed.
In this 1949 article, Associate Director Annette Garrett discusses different types and gradations of relationships between clients and social workers, including, but not limited to, transference.
Katherine Brownell Oetinger, M.S.S. 1925, became chief of the Children’s Bureau, an undersecretary in the federal Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1957 during the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration.
Long before the modern gay rights movement, in letters to Mary Jarrett, her colleagues and friends acknowledged Katrine Collins, her partner of 40+ years,