Social Welfare History

Chair: Suzanne McDevitt (Edinboro University of Pennsylvania)
APM Assignment: 2014–2016

Co-chair: Stephen Monroe Tomczak (Southern Connecticut State University)
APM Assignment: 2016–2017

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.