Curtis Janzen is an Emeritus Professor in the department of Social Work at the University of Baltimore.
Dr. Cathleen Jordan is Professor of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she has taught in the master's and doctoral programs since 1985. Her areas of expertise are family assessment and treatment, clinical research, and family-work issues. She currently serves as chair of the Direct Practice Sequence and Secretary of the Board for NASW-Texas. She is co-author of additional Brooks/Cole texts, including FAMILY PRACTICE: BRIEF SYSTEMS METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK and AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK.