A «sociatria» em Jane Addams e Mary Richmond

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In the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jane Addams and Mary Richmond this article aims to rescue the present relevance of their work and thought. Based on the notion of «sociatry», introduced by Richmond, the paper revisits the paths of the founding of two traditions in Social Work, with recurrence erected as irreconcilable, explore the convergences in their thought and action and pointed out the possibilities of its successful articulation in the current societal context and Social Work intervention.
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)70-78
Number of pages9
JournalLocus Social
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Jane Addams
  • Mary Richmond
  • Sociatry
  • Social case work
  • Social reform

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