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Social worker

Frances Shober Matson was American social worker. Diplomate American Board Examiners Clinical Social Work; national registry in clinical social work. Member of Society Clinical Social Work, Contra Costa County Mental Health Association, Marin Association Mental Health, International Transactional Analysis Association, Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers.

Background

Matson, Frances Shober was born on March 21, 1921 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Frank Lyford and Florence Leone (Bridgeford) Shober.

Education

Student, University Cincinnati, 1939—1941. Bachelor, University Cincinnati, 1951. Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1952.

Master of Social Work, University California, 1956.

Career

Councillor San Mateo, 1956—1957. Therapist, supervisor Center Treatment and Education Alcoholism, Oakland, California, 1957—1963. Private practice social worker Berkeley, 1960—1964.

Supervisor department social service County Marin, 1966. Psychotherapist Marin Institute, 1966—1970, Oaknoll Naval Hospital, 1969, Day Care Center Schizophrenics, Contra Costa County Medical Services, 1972—1974. Public health social worker Department Health County Contra Costa, California, 1972.

Director Martinez Mental Health Clinic, Contra Costa County Medical Services, 1974—1981. Coordinator adult outpatient services, education, group therapy Contra Costa County Mental Health Center, 1981—1988.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Examiners Clinical Social Work. National registry in clinical social work.

Membership

Member of Society Clinical Social Work, Contra Costa County Mental Health Association, Marin Association Mental Health, International Transactional Analysis Association, Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers.

Connections

Married John Alan Matson, December 2, 1942 (deceased).

father:
Frank Lyford Shober

mother:
Florence Leone (Bridgeford) Shober

spouse:
John Alan Matson