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Nephrology social workers fill many roles

Even though there are more than 200,000 Americans living
with a kidney transplant, the National Kidney Foundation says
on average, 3,000 new patients are added to the kidney waiting 
list every month. And 13 people a day — or 4,745 
people a year — die while waiting for a kidney.

By Alison Laurio, News contributor Dean Wolf has spent his entire working life as a social worker in the field helping others. Now he is asking others to help him, and said it is not an easy thing to do. “As much as I have empathy for people, I need a kidney,” he said it is not an easy thing ... Read More »

NASW Foundation awards scholarships, fellowships

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation has chosen the 2016-17 recipients of its scholarships and fellowships, and will award more than $428,000 to social work students across the country. The Foundation is the largest funder of social work students who can study at any accredited social work program in the U.S. Jennifer O’Brien, a student at the ... Read More »

NASW, Foundation announce award recipients

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The recipients of the 2015 NASW National Awards and the NASW Foundation Awards have been announced. The awardees will be honored during “A Night at the Awards” ceremony on June 24 during NASW’s national conference, “Leading Change, Transforming Lives.” The conference will be held June 22-25 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Veterans ... Read More »

NASW Foundation to award $150,000 to selected recipients

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation has chosen the 2015-16 recipients of its scholarship, fellowship and chapter research grant programs, and will award more than $150,000 to the recipients. Social work and NASW chapter candidates were selected for: The Jane Baerwald Aron Doctoral Fellowship Program The Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship Social Work HEALS Doctoral Fellowships The Consuelo ... Read More »

Pioneers launch ’60 for 60′ campaign

By Rena Malai, News staff This year marks NASW’s 60th anniversary, and the NASW Foundation has announced the “60 for 60” fundraising campaign in recognition of the milestone. The campaign honors NASW’s accomplishments over the last 60 years and promotes the social work profession’s contributions to bring major positive changes in American society. Social workers advocated for the creation of ... Read More »

Casey Foundation releases 2013 KIDS COUNT Data book

By Rena Malai, News staff The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT project has released its annual data book, which provides a picture of the well-being of children in the United States. The book can be a useful tool for NASW members, said NASW Senior Practice Associate Roxana Meruvia Torrico. “KIDS COUNT shows the latest data in a range of ... 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 »

Social Workers Support Hospice Foundation of America’s 2008 National Bereavement Teleconference

For Immediate Release March 31, 2008 Contact Amber Moore 202-336-8277 or amoore@naswdc.org WASHINGTON— The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), in collaboration with other national, state and community organizations, supports the Hospice Foundation of America’s (HFA) National Bereavement Teleconference-Living with Grief: Children and Adolescents on April 16, 2008. HFA’s 2008 Teleconference will focus on the experience of grieving children and ... 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 »