An interview with Manuel Fimbres, MSW, as he discusses his transition from life in seminary to career in social work, finding his calling in the school of social work, and trans-cultural practice in the field. Interviewed by Ismael "Andy" Dieppa. Date of interview: 10-25-14. Length of interview: 40 minutes. DVD containing interview. Interview Topics (00:30) - Introduction. (02:00) - Social Worker Origins and Environment. (02:39) - Seminary in Santa Barbara; became social worker while still under vows . (05:00) - Hired in Bakersfield – 1962. (06:15) - Caesar Chavez & Civil Rights. (07:30) - Basic Casework. (07:46) - St. Louis for MSW. (08:51) - Poverty as Example of his Experience. (13:00) - Boston College MSW. (13:50) - Positions Held: Los Angeles & Arizona Catholic Charities. (15:46) - Social Planning Council – San Jose. (17:37) - School of Social Work – San Jose. (19:46) - 1st Associate Dean – School of Social Work – San Jose. (22:25) - Strategies to Success & Survival . (24:13) - Advice to Students Today. (26:53) - Most Satisfying Experiences. (28:12) - Teaching. (28:52) - Personal Philosophy. (30:10) - Evolution of Social Work over Course of his Career. (36:38) - History of Hispanic Movement. (38:10) - Closing Remarks Additional Materials California Social Work Hall of Distinction Biography Curriculum Vitae. DVD containing interview.