Clement Matzen

Psychiatric social worker.

Interviewed by Tony Lufrano. Date of interview: 5-10-93. 1 cassette tape (1 duplicate tape). Length of interview: 58 minutes. Transcript of interview: 26 pp. (2 copies of rough draft of transcript). CD containing interview and transcript.

Interview Topics

Donation of materials to CSWA; entrance into social work; studies at USC in medical social work; work at Camarillo State Hospital; patient treatment at CSH; work with Veterans Administration and work with mentally ill; doctoral work at USC; preference for psychiatric social work over teaching; training of students from USC School of Social Work; philosophy of psychiatric social work; southern California VA training programs; shock therapy at VA; programs at VA; retirement; volunteer work after retirement, eg Aids hospice work; how social work professionals can affect public policies and programs; changes in social work.

Additional Materials

  • Program for Ph.D. Final Examination of Clement Matzen.

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