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Helen Harris Perlman

A pioneering figure in social work education, Helen Harris Perlman developed the "Chicago School" of social work theory, an approach that has influenced social work education and practice around the world. For more than seventy years, till her death at the age of ninety-nine, she remained a respected expert in the field to which she had devoted a lifetime.

Institution: University of Chicago

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Helen Harris Perlman." (Viewed on December 10, 2019) <https://qa.jwa.org/media/perlman-helen-still-image>.

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