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Solomon, Barbara - Oral History Interview - CSWA ❧ An interview with Barbara Solomon, PhD, as she discusses her life as an African-American social worker in an era of segregation, essential issues the field should address, and the importance of family and a support system in a social worker's career. Interviewer: Frances Caple, PhD. Date: 8/19/10 ❧ CONTENTS: (04:43)- Social work as a career choice. (10:35)- Political, and social, climate of social work upon entrance to field (1950's). (21:50)- Economic climate changes in the past 50 years. (27:50)- Theories that no longer hold value. (34:14)- Views about issues that social work should be addressing. (41:38)- Social work in academia, as authors, and the role of technology in the field. (47:20)- Books of importance to the field. (50:50)- Most personally and professionally gratifying position held. (53:30)- Encountered obstacles throughout. (1:01:00)- Integration of work and family into career. (1:09:00)- A message to the future social workers of America. ❧ Barbara Solomon. Professor, USC School of Social Work. University administrator. ❧ Barbara Solomon Video Oral History Interview. Interviewed by Frances Caple. Date of interview: 8-19-10. Length of interview: 1 hour and 14 minutes. DVD containing interview. ❧ ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: 1. California Social Work Hall of Distinction Biography ( http://socialworkhallofdistinction.usc.edu/honorees/ ). 2. 1 diskette of transcript of interview. 3. 2 editions of the Chronicle (USC newspaper) with articles re honors for Barbara Solomon.
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