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date: 05 December 2020

Taft, Julia Jessielocked

(1882–1960)
  • Larraine M. EdwardsLarraine M. EdwardsPractitioner, Winston–Salem, NC

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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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