Using the case study of the Smith College School for Social Work, Associate Director Annette Garrett explained how students learned social work through the Block Plan of two nine months sessions of supervision in a field work internship, sandwiched between three summers of intense coursework.
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.
Here is a skit from 1953 tracing students’ complicated relationship to Associate Director Annette Garrett, who was also in charge of field placements for most of her term, which often earned her student frustration when she sent them somewhere they hadn’t expected to go.
The first Alumnae Association Newsletter after Florence Day’s death. The whole issue is devoted to a tribute to the former dean by Associate Dean Annette Garrett.
Soon after the more expected death of Director Florence Day from cancer, Associate Director Annette Garrett died unexpectedly. In this issue of the Alumnae Association Newsletter, SSW faculty member and alumna Nancy Staver gives a “biographical tribute” to the controversial and devoted Garrett.
In this video, Juanita Dalton Robinson, M.S.S. 1951, Betty Brumbaugh, M.S.S. 1939, and Barbara Beller, M.S.S. 1952 remember when graduations were restricted or non-existent, as well as one harrowing accident just after the ceremony.