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.
With the SSW coming up on its 30th Anniversary, Florence Day and Annette Garrett decided to launch the Program for Advanced Study. The New York Times covered the new direction they planned.
One of the goals Florence Day set for her administration was to establish a strong and lasting Alumnae Association. Listen to alumni and read Day’s own words on how she approached this goal.
In this video, two alumnae share a delightful story of Florence Day’s treatment of them while they were students.
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.