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Published on Apr 25, 2012
Interviewed by Charlotte Langley on January 17, 1991.
An interview with Sam Berman as he discusses his early interest in social work; his army career during World War II; social work in New York City; study and work at Menninger Clinic; directorship of Children's Center in St. Louis; work at Rich Farm (Chicago); his impressions of Bruno Bettelheim; Child Welfare League work in New York City; his move to California; his experiences with Vista Del Mar Child Care Services; his childhood and professional values; his retirement from Child Welfare League of California and his thoughts on the future of the profession.
The California Social Welfare Archives (CSWA), established in 1979, is a non-profit organization operating under the auspices of the USC School of Social Work and affiliated with the University Libraries. It collects and preserves documents and personal histories of significant contributions to the evolution of social welfare ensuring their availability to future generations -- students, teachers, historians, and researchers. Collection activity includes gathering and archiving social welfare materials of historical significance, conducting oral history interviews with contributors to social welfare solutions in California, and creating events to publicly recognize significant contributors to California social welfare.