About the Author
Sheldon R. Gelman (PhD, Brandeis University; MSL, Yale University) is professor and Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean at the Wurzewiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University in New York. He also serves the university as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. Professor Gelman is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the Academy of Mental Retardation, and a fellow of the American Association on Mental Retardation. He has published numerous articles dealing with the impact of legislation and policies on the delivery of social services. Professor Gelman serves as a consultant and staff development resource to a range of public and voluntary social welfare organizations interested in improving the quality of their services and in developing procedures and practices that reduce liability exposure.
Arthur J. Frankel (PhD, MSW, University of Michigan) is professor in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He has taught at the University of Louisville, Rutgers University. Professor Frankel is widely published on case management, and has conducted extensive case management research in the areas of child welfare, the homeless, and forensic social work.