Advisor

Gerald Frey

Date of Award

1978

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

Physical Description

1 online resource (117 p.)

Subjects

Guardian and ward -- Oregon -- Multnomah County, Conservatorships -- Oregon -- Multnomah County

Abstract

The law and the public programs designed to implement the intent of the law should serve as a model for the way in which needs are met in our society. With this view in mind, a study of the Public Guardian and Conservator program has been undertaken.

This study is the first written description of a young program designed to offer unique services to legally incapacitated persons. Public guardianship and conservatorship evolved from an early notion that a guarantee of rights is a public as well as a private responsibility. The question of the extent of public responsibility required as well as implementation will be examined.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/19343

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