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date: 26 September 2022

Gripton, James “Jim” Macphersonlocked

Gripton, James “Jim” Macphersonlocked

  • Mary ValentichMary ValentichUniversity of Calgary

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Jim Gripton’s 60-year career as clinician, administrator, educator, researcher, and social justice advocate is characterized by innovative contributions to social work education and practice. He promoted social work as a research-based profession, introduced computers to his students and practitioners, advanced doctoral education in Canada, and helped develop Canadian social work organizations. He also fostered the development of social work practice in sexual problems, identified sexism in social work career practices, and advocated for equity for women.

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