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date: 29 October 2020

Fizdale, Ruthlocked

  • Linda BeebeLinda BeebeAmerican Psychological Association and NASW Press, Washington, DC


Ruth Fizdale (1908–1994) was a caseworker and administrator in health care. She was a pioneer in professionalizing social work working with many organizations such as NASW. For 19 years, she was executive director of the Arthur Lehman Counseling Service (ALCS).


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