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Yvette Bradford, M.S.S./M.L.S.P. ’90, Wins Temple Field Instruction Award

Posted February 16, 2011

Yvette Bradford, M.S.S./M.L.S.P. ’90, was honored with the Nancy Fredland Outstanding Field Instruction Award from the Temple University School of Social Work. Bradford, who is the Director of Quality Improvement and Training at Lutheran Children and Family Services in Philadelphia, was nominated for the honor by a Temple student who fulfilled field placement requirements under […]

GSSWSR Alumna Gail Steketee’s Book on Compulsive Hoarding Draws Media Attention

Posted May 19, 2010
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The recently published Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, written by Gail Steketee, M.S.S. ’72 and Ph.D. ’87, and Smith College Professor Randy Frost, has been featured in Newsweek, The New York Times, Salon, Time, The Wall Street Journal,  and The Washington Post, and NPR’s Fresh Air, among other media outlets. Steketee is a professor […]

GSSWSR Grad Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81 to Lead Annie E. Casey Foundation

Posted March 2, 2010

Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, has been named president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a leading advocacy philanthropy for at-risk children and families. He will assume his new office in early April. McCarthy, who has been at the Casey Foundation since 1994, currently serves as its senior vice president. Prior to joining Casey, […]