Working with Traumatized Youth in Child Welfare

Edited by Nancy Boyd Webb

October 28, 2005
ISBN 9781593852245
Price: $49.00
316 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

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Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, LICSW, RPT-S, until her death in 2023, was a leading authority on play therapy with children who have experienced loss and traumatic bereavement. She was University Distinguished Professor Emerita of Social Work in the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University, where she formerly held an endowed Chair in Child Welfare Studies and founded the Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy. Dr. Webb taught clinical practice at Fordham for 30 years. She published numerous books on child therapy, trauma, and bereavement, including multiple editions of Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis and Social Work Practice with Children. Dr. Webb was a supervisor, consultant, and trainer who presented frequently at conferences in the United States and internationally. She was the recipient of honors including the Day-Garrett Award from the Smith College School for Social Work, the Clinical Practice Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the designation of Distinguished Scholar by the National Academies of Practice in Social Work. Throughout her career, she was committed to preparing social work students to help children and families in need.