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educator , Social worker

Arthur Blum, American social worker, educator. Recipient Outstanding Alumnus award Case Western Reserve University, 1968. Sergeant United States Army, 1945-1946, with Medical Services Corp, 1952-1954. Member American Association of University Professors, National Association Social Workers, Council Social Work Education, Association Group Workers.

Background

Blum, Arthur was born on May 25, 1926 in Cleveland. Son of Rebecca (Pivowar) Blum.

Education

AB, Western Reserve University, 1950. Master of Science in Social Administration, Western Reserve University, 1952. Doctor of Social Work, Western Reserve University, 1960.

Career

Group worker Cleveland Jewish Community Center, 1952, Cleveland Child Guidance Center, 1954-1958. Project director Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1958-1960, professor social work, since 1960, Grace Longwell Coyle chair, since 1987. Professor Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1961-1963.

Consultant Bellefaire Regional Treatment Center, Cleveland, 1962-1985, City of East Cleveland, 1967-1970, Jewish Welfare Federation, Cleveland, 1968-1972, Federation Community Plannning, Cleveland, 1976-1978, others. Visiting professor Tel Aviv University, 1971-1972, 79-80.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Healing Through Living, 1971, Aging and Care Giving, 1990, Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery, 1999. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1945-1946, with Medical Services Corp, 1952-1954. Member American Association of University Professors, National Association Social Workers, Council Social Work Education, Association Group Workers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Camping, sailing, racquetball, gardening.

Connections

Married Lenore Sharrie Secord, December 26, 1954. Children: Alex, Joel.

father:
Rebecca (Pivowar) Blum Blum

spouse:
Lenore Sharrie Secord

child:
Alex Blum

child:
Joel Blum