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 - Pvt. Eleanor Skeen Has Her Chanee to Help...
Pvt. Eleanor Skeen Has Her Chanee to Help Opportunity of a lifetime! That is the opinion Pvt. Eleanor Skeen has of the new position assigned her by the army. Eager to carry on Her training and experience experience in the'field of psychiatric psychiatric social work further, Pvt Skeen enlisted in the women's arTny corps on April 30. She completed her basic training at Fort DPS Moines on July 23 and was immediately assigned to the job shu had dreamed of. "Psychiatric social work at Mason Mason General hospital, Brentwood, L. I.," her orders read. Now the years of study and training- are standing this new soldier in good stead for every day her skill and her judgment become primary factors in determining determining tlie future of hundreds of young soldiers newly home from the war. Many veterans from the ETO channel through Mason Mason as their redistribution point. Pvt. Skeen and the team with which she is working that conducts conducts the interviews with these men, studies such case history as is available and recommends the proper reassignment. Pvt. Skeen is the daughter of D. A. Skeen, prominent attorney and president of Lion's International. International. Her interest in psychiatry psychiatry and social work is easily traceable to a trip to East St. Ixniis many years, ago when, with her father, she visited the homes of many unfortunates who were receiving assistance through the local Lion's club. The resolution formed at that instant instant has never been deviated from and her present assignment assignment appears to Pvt. Skeen to be the final culmination of a lifetime of'planning, studying, training for just such an opportunity. opportunity. A graduate of the U S A C, Pvt. Skeen also received her M. A. in social work at the University University of Chicago. She will be remembered of the vice president president of the Utah State Conference Conference of Social Workers, and for her recent work with the county welfare department. Pvt. Eleanor- Ske«n does psychiatric psychiatric work with veterans. THEY USED TO CALL HER FATTY Almpit unbelievable ]ou of weight it

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 22 Aug 1945, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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