Washington, Forrester Blanchard

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

Published by NASW Press and Oxford University Press

Published online June 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199975839 | DOI:

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Forrester Blanchard Washington (1887–1963) was a social work educator. He was a strong proponent of the scientific method for professional training of social workers. He was an Urban League Fellow and director of the Atlanta University School of Social Work for 27 years.

Keywords: Forrester Blanchard Washington; Urban League Fellow; scientific method; Atlanta University School of Social Work; Black community; community projects; social work educator

Article.  253 words. 

Subjects: Social Work

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