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Baldwin, Roger Nash  

Paul H. Stuart

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Jun 2013
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Roger Nash Baldwin (1884–1981) was a social worker and progressive reformer. In 1914 he co-authored the first juvenile justice textbook. Jailed in 1918 for refusing to register for the ... More

Barrett, Janie Porter  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Janie Porter Barrett (1865–1948) was a noted African American child welfare reformer. In 1890, she founded the Locust Street Social Settlement, one of the first settlements for black ... More

Bartlett, Harriett M.  

Beatrice N. Saunders

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Jun 2013
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Harriett M. Bartlett (1897–1987) was a social worker and theoretician who served as president of the American Association of Medical Social Workers from 1942 to 1944. She highlighted ... More

Barton, Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe Barton (1821–1912) was the founder of the American Red Cross and its president from 1881 to 1904. She introduced the “American Amendment,” ensuring that the Red ... More

Bechill, William D.  

Paul H. Ephross

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Jun 2013
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William D. Bechill (1928–2007) was a social worker who raised public and governmental consciousness about the needs of older Americans. He was responsible for the original design of the ... More

Beck, Bertram  

Kenneth S. Carpenter

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Jun 2013
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Bertram Beck (1918–2000) was a social worker who contributed to juvenile delinquency prevention and held many leadership positions in social work organizations. At Fordham University he ... More

Beers, Clifford Whittingham  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Clifford Whittingham Beers (1876–1943) helped establish the American Foundation for Mental Hygiene and the International Foundation for Mental Hygiene. His work helped broaden knowledge of ... More

Berg, Insoo Kim  

Teri Pichot

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Sep 2014
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Insoo Kim Berg, MSW (1934–2007), along with her husband, Steve de Shazer, was a primary developer of solution-focused brief therapy. She was a prolific author as well as a gifted clinician ... More

Berry, Margaret  

Kenneth S. Carpenter

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Jun 2013
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Margaret Berry (1915–2002) was Executive Director of the National Conference on Social Welfare from 1972 to 1979. She was actively involved in developing group work activities on an ... More

Bethune, Mary McLeod  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955) was a teacher committed to the education and development of Black women. Her role as president of the National Association of Colored Women led to the ... More

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