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Social Welfare History

Chair: Stephen Monroe Tomczak (Southern Connecticut State University)
APM Assignment: 2018–2021

Co-chair: Jessica Toft (University of Minnesota)
APM Assignment: 2020–2022

This Track discovers, examines, and describes (1) the rich and varied history of social work, social work education, and social welfare; (2) the effects of early services and polices on a problem or population group; (3) pioneers who made a difference in the profession; and (4) fresh insights on the history of women, persons of color, immigrants, or regional influences on social work practice.