Dawe, Kathleen Edith (1915-1999)

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Social worker
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Kathleen Dawe began her working life as a secretary, later working as a typist in the Postmaster-General's Department. After World War Two she undertook the Diploma of Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, followed by a one year course at the Hospital Almoners Institute. Dawe worked as a social worker at the Red Cross for two years and at the Alfred Hospital for five years. She spent twenty-two years as head of the Medical Social Work Department at the Royal Children's Hospital. Dawe contributed greatly to the identification of child abuse.

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  1. Dawe, Kathleen Edith
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  3. Obituary: Kathleen Edith Dawe, Social Worker
    Nicoll, Jean, Miller, Jane, Giljohann, Anne and Crutch, Margaret and John
    Published: 1999
    Series: The Age

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