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2007 Knee/Wittman Achievement Awards and NASW National Lifetime Achievement Ceremony and Reception

Approximately 80 people attended the 2007 Knee/Wittman Achievement Awards and the 2007 NASW National Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony and Reception on Friday, February 1, 2008, at The Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. The evening opened with welcoming remarks from NASW Executive Director and NASW Foundation President Elizabeth J. Clark who recognized the NASW Social Work Pioneers®, chapter executive directors, national ... Read More »

Esther Glasser

NASW Pioneer Esther Glasser died Saturday, February 2, 2008 in Arlington, VA Click here for her NASW Pioneer Biography Click here for her husband Mel Glasser’s NASW Pioneer Biography GLASSER Esther K. Glasser (Age 91) On Saturday, February 2, 2008, Esther K. Glasser, of Arlington, VA. Mother of Stephen A. (Lynn) Glasser, Amy H. (Lawrence) Corey and Robin (Frank) Hudson. ... Read More »

Joan K. Parry in Memoriam

NASW Past Board Member Joan K. Parry died January 9, 2008 in La Jolla, CA Read the Obituary Dr. Joan K. Parry Dies at 79 in her La Jolla Home. Joan K. Parry, DSW, ACSW, LCSW, passed away the morning of January 9th in her own La Jolla home where she had expressly wished to die. She died of lung ... Read More »

Betty Broadhurst

NASW Social Work Pioneer Betty Broadhurst died Monday, December 31st , 2007 in Fort Collins, Colorado Click here for the Obituary Click here for her Social Work Pioneer Biography Dr. Betty P. Broadhurst, 88, a Denver, Colorado native passed away peacefully December 31, 2007. Dr. Broadhurst practiced social work and was an educator for over 50 years. Her higher education ... Read More »

Yes, I want to contribute to the NASW Foundation!

The NASW Foundation is uniquely yours — the sole national charitable organization that is: addressing the needs of individual social workers, advancing the social work profession at the highest levels, and enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The success of Foundation initiatives is vitally dependent on contributions from those who care most about the social work profession — ... Read More »

Media Placements Gain Attention for Social Work

National Placements Where do many women go when they need information about how to handle life and all that it throws at them? Their favorite magazine, of course! In an effort to reach out to sandwich generation women, the PE Campaign placed advertising in high profile women’s magazines — magazines where women turn to help them juggle their priorities. In ... Read More »

VIDEO: “On Any Given Day – Social Workers Help”

Campaign video highlights important work of social workers   HOW CAN I USE THIS VIDEO? Here are some suggestions on opportunities to use this video: • Conferences • Career Fairs/Career Days • Grand Rounds • Presentations to Senior Management • Student Recruitment • Community and Religious Meetings • Editorial Boards with Newspapers • Health Fairs   WEB 2.0 HELPING THE ... Read More »

3rd Annual NASW Pioneers Program and Luncheon

Over eighty NASW Pioneers and guests attended the third annual NASW Pioneers program and luncheon on October 20, 2007, at the Women’s National Democratic Club in Washington, D.C. Bernice Catherine Harper was Chair of the planning committee with members Catherine Harris, Beryl Carter Rice, Joan 0. Weiss, Kenneth S. Carpenter, Jessie Smith, Elizabeth Watkins, Steve Hornberger, Norma Gray Jones, and ... Read More »

Social Work Student Amy Krentzman receives Jane B. Aron Doctoral Fellowship

NASW Foundation presents award to Case Western Reserve University studentWashington, DC – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation is pleased to announce that Amy Krentzman is the recipient of the Jane B. Aron Doctoral Fellowship for 2007-2008. This Fellowship Program provides partial support to doctoral students who are engaged in dissertation research in health care policy and practice. Ms. ... Read More »

Social Work Student Anna Zendell receives Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship

NASW Foundation presents award to University at Albany studentWashington, DC – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation is pleased to announce that Anna Zendell is the recipient of the Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship for 2007-2008. This Fellowship Program provides partial support to social work doctoral students who are engaged in dissertation research in welfare policy and practice. Sibling caregivers ... Read More »