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date: 06 March 2021

Taft, Julia Jessielocked

  • Larraine M. EdwardsLarraine M. EdwardsPractitioner, Winston–Salem, NC


Julia Jessie Taft (1882–1960) founded the “functional” school of social casework practice. She was director of the Child Study Department of the Children's Aid Society in Pennsylvania and developed a psychologically oriented curriculum at the Pennsylvania School of Social Work.

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