Marianne Berry

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Marianne Berry
Specialist,
Center on the Family

Marianne Berry is a scholar of national and international standing in the area of child welfare. She is a research fellow of the United States Children’s Bureau. She has served as director of the Center on the Family; director of the Australian Center for Child Protection at the University of South Australia; director of the Office of Child Welfare Research and Development at the University of Kansas; and cofounder and director of the Center for Child Welfare at the University of Texas at Arlington. She taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at these universities in children and family services, child welfare policy, family preservation practice, and research methods. Berry has written or edited four books, and has over 100 other peer-reviewed publications. Her research is devoted entirely to the field of social work with children and families, and has been funded by foundations and government agencies in the U.S. and overseas. She received her doctorate in social welfare at the University of California, Berkeley,

updated 1989

Publications by Marianne Berry
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This report is an attempt lo assemble a set of social indicators that suggest an overall portrait of the quality of California's children. It synthesizes material not readily available to policy­ makers; points out gaps In available data; and where…