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Professor Emerita Elaine Pinderhughes will be recognized at the CSWE 2012 Conference for her extraordinary influence on cultural competency education within the context of socially constructed power in diverse communities. The Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award recognizes achievements in research and scholarship, pedagogy and curriculum development, and organizational leadership.
Boston College Graduate School of Social Work invites DC-Area Alumni to a reception in honor of Professor Emerita Pinderhughes:
Saturday, November 10, 2012
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Capital Hilton Hotel
Federal A Room (2nd floor)
1001 16th Street, NW, Washington DC 20036
Professor Emerita Pinderhughes joined the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work faculty in 1975. Her 1989 textbook, Understanding Race, Ethnicity and Power: The Key to Efficiency in Clinical Practice, substantially changed the language of multiculturalism and human behavior in the practice arena and provided the rubric of culturally competent practice across human services disciplines.