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Meet NASW Foundation Knee/Wittman Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Joan Ditzion

The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) has announced social worker Joan Ditzion is recipient of its Knee/Wittman Lifetime Achievement Award for her decades of work advocating for gender equity and the humans right of women, especially women who are older adults. “The NASW Foundation is proud to bestow this honor upon Joan Ditzion,” NASWF Director Robert Carter Arnold ... Read More »

Meet NASW National Public Citizen of the Year Mildred Richard-Edwards

The National Association of Social Workers has announced Memphis-area resident Mildred Richard-Edwards is recipient of its annual National Public Citizen of the Year Award for her outstanding work advocating on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS. “Colleagues have described Mildred as a force of nature because she is always willing to speak on behalf of herself as a person living ... Read More »

NASW, NASW Foundation and CSWE award scholarships to help social workers improve health care delivery

  The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) have awarded 10 universities with scholarships under the Social Work HEALS: Social Work Healthcare Education and Leadership Scholars program. The scholarships, which are provided due to funding from The New York Community Trust, will be used ... Read More »

Ceremony held for NASW Foundation award recipients

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation hosted the Knee/Wittman and Rhoda G. Sarnat awards ceremony and reception for the 2011 honorees in November at the NASW national office in Washington, D.C. NASW CEO and Foundation President Elizabeth J. Clark gave the welcome remarks and NASW President Jeane Anastas presented each of the awards. Peter Vaughan, dean at ... Read More »

Manoleas receives the 2012 Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

NASW member Peter Manoleas received the 2012 Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award from the California Wellness Foundation, and was interviewed by the foundation. The award recognizes people who have demonstrated a commitment to increasing California’s health care workforce and its diversity. Manoleas is a lecturer and a field social work consultant at the School of Social Welfare at the ... Read More »

NASW member Alice Kitchen Receives “Champions of Change” Award at White House

On March 21st, the White House honored ten Champions of Change  – including NASW member Alice Kitchen of Kansas City – who are dedicated to improving access to health care. These individuals are helping others in their community understand the impact and opportunities from the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. “The President’s health law gives hard working, middle-class ... Read More »

National Family Caregiver Award

The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) is helping to sponsor a family caregiver award competition. What is truly noteworthy about this award is that the winner receives $10,000 so please consider nominating a family caregiver(s).  To nominate a family caregiver click here: Family Caregiver Award. Nominations will be accepted through July 29th. The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – September 22, 2008

Source: Google News Web site created as recovery resource Red and Black, GA Graduate students in the School of Social Work are giving back the community by helping people overcome addictions. In honor of September’s National Alcohol … Names in the news Baltimore Sun, MD The University of Maryland School of Social Work has announced the addition of four new ... Read More »

Social Workers honor James Karls with the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award

NASW Foundation celebrates Karl’s achievements at June 24 reception Washington – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation is proud to present James Karls, PhD, LCSW, co-developer of the person in environment social work evaluation system, with the 2008 International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award. The International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award is given to an individual, group, or organization that has ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 30, 2008

News Source: Google News Opposites attract Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Pittsburgh, PA She is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Service. … MSU student wins essay competition on preventing genocide – Springfield, MO Schmidt, a senior social work major from Camdenton, Mo., submitted an editorial piece, “Waiting ... Read More »