The Child-Centered Institution

By Jules Bank

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Service, September 1938

The author introduces a new approach to institutional care for children, using the Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum to illustrate its application. The main concept is the application of professional casework principles to the entire institution, which is child-centered.

Topic: Professionalism, Children, Institutional Care, Social Work

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Slawson, John

Volume/Issue: Vol.15/no.1

Page Number(s): 77-82

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Brooklyn, New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bank, Jules. The Child-Centered Institution. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Service. September 1938: 77-82.


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