Eileen Blackey collection
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The collection comprises copies of Eileen Blackey's speeches and writings, as assembled by colleagues after her death. Most of the documents deal with aspects of social work education in the United States and in Israel.
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Dr. Eileen Blackey (1902-1979) was a social work practitioner, educator, and international consultant. She designed a pioneering in-service staff development program for emergency relief workers during the 1930s, worked with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration during World War II, and later directed staff development for the United States Veterans Administration's Social Service Division. As an educator, she organized and was the first dean of the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; consulted internationally in the development of social work education; and served as dean at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1963 to 1968.
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The collection comprises copies of Eileen Blackey's speeches and writings, as assembled by colleagues after her death. Most of the documents deal with aspects of social work education in the U.S. and in Israel.
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- Blackey, Eileen, 1902-1979
- Social service -- International cooperation Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Social work education -- Israel. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Social work education -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Eileen Blackey collection, 1935-1978
- June 2004
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