NEW YORK (Aug. 24)
Selection of an American faculty for the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, scheduled to open next month in Paris, was announced today by the Joint Distribution Committee. The school is designed to train Jewish welfare workers abroad in American social service methods and techniques. The school has been named in honor of Paul Baerwald, a founder and now honorary chairman of the J.D.C., and will be the first of its kind in Europe.
Five prominent educators and welfare authorities have been chosen to fill the American complement of faculty for the school. They are: Dr. Philip Klein, on leave from his post as professor of social work at the New York School of Social Work, who is serving as consultant to the Baerwald School; Dr. Henry Selver, former director of the Children’s Home of the Jewish Child Care Association of Essex County, N.J., who will serve as the Baerwald School’s director; Freda C. Goldsmith, associate professor of social case work at Tulane University and former associate supervisor of psychiatric social work at the Jewish Board of Guardians; Janet E. Siebold, case work supervisor with the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit; and Fred Ziegelaub, former case work supervisor with the United Service for New Americans.