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educator , Social worker

Shirley Hier Wattenberg, American social worker, educator.

Background

Wattenberg, Shirley Hier was born on June 24, 1922 in New York City. Daughter of Phillip and Ida Hier.

Education

AB, Hunter College, 1942. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1945.

Career

Medical social worker Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1945-1947. Instructor, clinical researcher Harvard School Public Health, Boston, 1954-1958. Caseworker, supervisor, acting director Family Service of Champaign (Illinois), 1959-1966.

Assistant professor School Social Work, University Illinois, Champaign, 1966-1972. Associate professor College Medicine University Illinois, since 1973. Board directors East Center Illinois Health Systems Agency.

Speaker numerous workshops and seminars.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles and book reviews to major publications.

Membership

Active Family Service of Champaign, since 1979, board directors since 1982. Member National Association Social Workers (local chairperson 1975-1977, national board directors 1977-1979, 1st vice president, 1981-1982, chairperson program committee Illinois district 1981-1982, state board directors 1982-1983), American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Council Social Work Education, American Public Health Association, Academy Certified Social Workers (chairperson competency certified board 1984-1985), League of Women Voters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Albert Wattenberg, September 5, 1943. Children: Beth, Jill, Nina.

father:
Phillip Hier

mother:
Ida Hier

spouse:
Albert Wattenberg

child:
Beth Wattenberg

child:
Jill Wattenberg

child:
Nina Wattenberg