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date: 18 January 2021

Nelson, Kristine E.locked

  • Katharine CahnKatharine CahnChild Welfare Partnership; School of Social Work, Portland State University
  •  and Nocona PewewardyNocona PewewardyIndependent Scholar

Summary

Dr. Kristine E. Nelson (1943–2012) was a nationally recognized child welfare historian and scholar, as well as a social work educator and administrator. Her early work in child welfare and a deep commitment to social justice informed her scholarship, research, and leadership. Her research focused on family preservation and community-based child welfare practice, with a focus on families entering the child welfare system due to neglect or poverty-related challenges. She was a significant contributor to advancing new frameworks of child welfare practice and had a successful career as a social work educator and administrator, retiring as Dean of the Portland State University School of Social Work in 2011.

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