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subject: social work
posted by: Bikash on 08-12-2016
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comment: Thank you so much your history of Social Work site is so help full to every one. i am encouraged about your very old record of social worker. I am also related for social work field. i am looking forward for social field.
thank you.
subject: MSC IN SOCIAL WORK
posted by: YUSUFF OLAJUMOKE on 30-09-2016
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comment: Thank you very much for this website,it has really helped me as an NGO worker
subject: BA in social work
posted by: Akomprah Regina on 22-09-2016
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comment: Thank you very much for this website.It has really helped me as a social work student.My problem is the quiz,Please take me to another set of questions.
subject: BA in social work
posted by: Akomprah Regina on 22-09-2016
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comment: Thank you very much for this website.It has really helped me as a social work student.My problem is the quiz,Please take me to another set of questions.
subject: nature of social work
posted by: ARINDA JOSHUA on 20-09-2016
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comment: Maximum 1000 characters
subject: New website
posted by: Luigi Badolati on 08-10-2015
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comment: Good morning, I would point out to you an interesting site on the history of social work in Italy and abroad. I kindly ask you to insert a link to your site.

http://luigibadolati.blogspot.it/
subject: Overview
posted by: editor History of Social Work on 09-08-2015
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comment: Andrew,

thanks for your visit. The Local Authority Local Services Act is from 1970. It is not part of our website because it is only relevant for the UK and our site is global.

kind greetings.
subject: Overview
posted by: Andrew S Hatton on 05-08-2015
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comment: PS - I had written more I like what you are doing here - but think you need to be able to get responses of more than 400 words.

maybe Facebook can help?
https://www.facebook.com/#
subject: Overview
posted by: Andrew S Hatton on 05-08-2015
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comment: This website looks interesting and I plan to return but right now I am frustrated as it does not tell me the precise date in England and Wales that Local Authority Social Service Departments were established.

Regards

Andrew S Hatton
Essex, England
subject: Content, reply to Valerie
posted by: Editor History of Social Work on 27-02-2015
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comment: Dear Valerie,
You are absolutely right in indicating that our website is very Anglo-European. This is partly because our main source of information are publications in English, Dutch or French. And partly because we have no overview of social workers from other regions who have influenced international social work. Suggestions are much appreciated and can be forwarded to us.
subject: Content
posted by: Valerie on 27-02-2015
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comment: Very Eurocentric as to say that no individuals of color contributed to social work as professional.
subject: Well done and a question
posted by: Yohai on 21-12-2014
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comment: This is very impressive and extremely useful for teaching social work students. Well done for your work on it.

Are you aware of any films (documentary or feature) that deal with any parts of this history?

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Best wishes,
Yohai
subject: social work
posted by: ashura on 18-11-2014
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comment: why history of social work did not mention in Tanzania?
subject: The Quiz
posted by: Keshia Hogue on 24-01-2014
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comment: Does every quiz ask that question just because I made a good grade?
subject: Anglo-European focus
posted by: Editor www.historyofsocialwork.org on 06-10-2013
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comment: Marjo,
You are absolutely right in indicating that our website is very Anglo-European. This is partly because our main source of information are publications in English, Dutch or French. And partly because we have no overview of social workers from other countries who have influenced international social work. Suggestions are much appreciated and can be forwarded to us.
subject: Thank you for this website
posted by: Marjo Kuronen on 06-10-2013
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comment: I have found this website really useful when teaching Introduction to social work for our first year students. I have one critical comment, namely that it is rather Anglo-americal and forgets important European names such as Ilse Arlt in Austria and Alice Masaryk in Czechoslovakia. This is of course understandable because very little can be found about their work in English.
subject: Lucy Faithfull
posted by: Judith Niechcial on 04-10-2013
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comment: Lucy Faithfull was the first qualified Social Worker in the UK to be made a Life Peer. She helped pass the 1989 Children Act through Parliament and also, in her 80s, founded the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, pioneering therapeutic work with sex offenders. I have published her biography, see the website www.judithniechcial.com
subject: famous and influential social worker
posted by: jinny gray on 15-04-2013
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comment: Please include Irene Sendler in your list of influential Social workers. She rescued 2,500 jewish children from the Nazi Ghettos and gave them new identities while preserving their original details in jars hidden underground. The mother of life story work, and accurate recording!
subject: Thank you
posted by: Jana on 06-04-2013
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comment: Thank you for your website from Czech rep. I work as a social worker and teacher at high school for social workers and I am delighted to find this useful website.
subject: nice network. if objective type questions are avai
posted by: chinnu on 01-05-2012
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comment: l in this web good
subject: BEVERIDGE 5 GIANTS
posted by: Editor History of social work on 13-10-2011
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comment: Lee, the issue around the Beveridge question in the quiz should be resolved now. Thanks for pointing it out to us.

Jan Steyaert
editor History of social work
subject: BEVERIDGE 5 GIANTS
posted by: LEE on 06-10-2011
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comment: I do not undestand how the system continuosly states that my answer to Beveridge's question is incorrect and the syatem is not displaying the correct answer - "Beveridge work labeled the main challenges for social policy as 'the five giants': squalor, ignorance, want, idleness and disease."
subject: social work
posted by: Karina on 02-08-2011
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comment: Good day I am a student from Russia, studying for a social worker in the last year, I am interested in everything related to social work. I could give a lot of information on social work, history sotsianoy work in Russia, and much more all with regard to social work and how it develops in Russia today. E-mail: karina_i007@mail.ru;
subject: history of social work in regions
posted by: BALA RAJU NIKKU on 25-12-2010
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comment: Thank you Jan Steyaert and the team for taking ho this HISTORICAL Project. I am going use this site and info for my teaching and suggest BSE students to use this site. Great work and hope to see you more in 2011.
Now how can we contribute to it? may be by sharing our work in Nepal and in the South Asia Region?? Another suggestion is once you have 50 icons would it be a good idea to write social work development and challenges in different regions of the globe... it would be another valuable resource and here the social work in south and north, africa and latin america and facific .... could shed light on what is the END of social work look like?? or will there be ever an end to this unique profession??
subject: great work
posted by: Yvonne Ford on 16-12-2010
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comment: I am delighted to find this website and hope that you will find the time to keep working on it. We are planning to hold a "Social Work and Nursing" Day of Recognition in 2011 for the students in our department. This website gives us access to good resources. Thank you!
subject: Scottish social work
posted by: Mo McPhail on 01-09-2010
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comment: Great start. It may be useful to refer to the Heatherbank museum of social work, Glasgow ; c/o Carol McCallum, Tel: 0141 273 1188,email: C.McCallum@gcu.ac.uk to provide relevant references to the development of social work in Scotland.
subject: appreciation
posted by: Srinivasan Rengasamy on 25-08-2010
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comment: A great effort. I have learnt a lot from the spirit and methodology. I will make an attempt to create a historical timeline and the contributions of pioneers in India. Really inspiring
subject: The end of social work
posted by: Patrick Rooney on 18-07-2010
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comment: I believe that the end of social work began when Thatcher introduced the purchaser provider separation in the 80s. Since than social workers have been cre managers putting together care packages for clients.
subject: First use of the term social work
posted by: Jan Steyaert on 26-06-2010
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comment: Norm,

we certainly aim to include a first element on our timeline on the origins of social work, and possibly include information on the first use of the term 'social work'.
Question is of course when that first time would be. Any suggestions?

Jan
subject: First use of the term social work
posted by: Norm Kelk on 26-06-2010
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comment: Can you include a page reporting the date and reference to the first use of the term 'social work'?

Yours

Norm Kelk
subject: Mary Stewart
posted by: Jan Steyaert on 26-02-2010
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comment: Joan,

thanks for the suggestions to include Mary Stewart on our timeline. I have a copy of your book on 100 years of health-related social work to kick-start work on including her.

Our aim is to have 5 icons by April 2010 and 10 by summer 2010. Once that done, we'll try to launch plenty of discussion on what the other 40 icons should be. Those can be persons, but also activities, situations like baby P, ... anything that made a memorable impression on social work.

Kind greetings,

Jan
subject: this initiative
posted by: joan baraclough on 26-02-2010
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comment: Congratulations on setting this up. Among the 50 eminent people you may like to include Miss Mary Stewart, the first almoner (medical social worker) to be appointed in the UK - in 1895 at the Royal Free Hospital, London, see also entry in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
subject: nice work
posted by: willem from Netherlands on 28-01-2010
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comment: looks good, guys

go on!
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