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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Deborah Lisansky Beck, MSW, LICSW, retired in 2017 as Chair of the BSW program at Wheelock College in Boston, MA, where she had been a faculty member since 1991. Prior to being at Wheelock, she taught at Simmons College School of Social Work and worked for 20 years in child guidance and parent education. Her publications include articles on counseling services for social work students, interviewing skills, and the role of educators in community service. Her current writing and activities focus on stress reduction, burnout prevention, and mindfulness-based self-care. Her most cherished accomplishments are to have been the 1997 recipient of Wheelock’s Cynthia Longfellow Award for Teaching and the 2015 recipient of the NASW MA Chapter Award for Greatest Contribution to Social Work Education.