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Social Work Journal Celebrates 100th Volume

Social Work Journal Celebrates 100th Volume

In 1920, social work pioneer Mary Richmond began an annual research and practice journal, called The Family, that she hoped would instruct the "friendly visitors" who managed aid to families dealing with urban poverty. A century later, the journal continues to be published, retitled Families in Society, with Sondra Fogel, PhD, ACSW, LCSW, as the editor-in-chief. Dr. Fogel started as a peer reviewer for the journal moving through various editorial positions until becoming chief editor in 2015. In the milestone edition, Dr. Fogel discusses similarities in the conditions that existed when the journal began and those that face social workers today. Read more...