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Jane Bierdeman-Fike

Jane Bierdeman-Fike, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away March 13, 2012. Jane Bierdeman-Fike served on the NASW National Board of Directors. She also served on the NASW Missouri Chapter Executive Committee as Vice-President, elect in 1975, and as President, elected in 1977.  She is a recipient of the 1995 NASW Missouri Chapter Social Worker of the Year Award and 2004 ... Read More »

Golda Edinburg (1924 – 2012)

Golda Edinburg, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away February 9, 2012. Former President, Department of Mental Health and Retardation Area Board of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Director, Social Work Department, McLean Hospital. Golda Edinburg will be missed by the entire social work community.  She will be remembered for her unwavering dedication to providing quality care and improving the quality ... Read More »

Mark Battle (1924 – 2011)

The NASW Family wishes to extend its deepest sympathies to the family of Mark Battle as we are greatly saddened by the loss of this great social work pioneer. We want to acknowledge his loving wife, NASW Social Work Pioneer® Evelyn Kays-Battle, and extend our deepest sympathies to her and their family. We join a host of friends, colleagues, students, ... Read More »

Katherine Kendall

Katherine Kendall (1910 – 2010) Click a quote below to view a video segment. “All well-educated people must have a world view.” “When you know you have really helped, it makes life nice.” “This award recognizes all the things I have loved, and that makes me very proud.” Katherine Kendall passed away December 1, 2010. Kendall was closely identified with ... Read More »

Carla Beth Howery

Carla Beth Howery – On March 31, 2009 at her Takoma Park, MD home with her family around her. Loving mother of Andrew Victor Fremming and Kevin Carl Fremming. Preceded in death by her sister, Marcia Howery; and her father, Victor I. Howery. She is also survived by her mother and stepfather, Garnett H. and Edwin Graf; and a host ... Read More »

In Memoriam: John B. Turner, African American Social Work Pioneer

NASW Social Work Pioneer® John B. Turner, Ph.D., whose career in social work spanned more than 40 years and whose efforts and leadership helped earn national recognition for the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died on Friday, Jan. 30. He was 86. – More Information… International Council on Social Welfare Tribute to ... Read More »

Dr. John B. Turner

Obituary John B. Turner’s NASW Social Work Pioneer® Profile International Council on Social Welfare Tribute to John B. Turner NASW Tribute from Dr. James Kelly and Dr. Elizabeth J. Clark John B. Turner, Ph.D., whose career in social work spanned more than 40 years and whose efforts and leadership helped earn national recognition for the School of Social Work at ... Read More »

Diana Ming Chan: Her National Legacy

by Bob Arnold, Director, NASW Foundation I am so very honored to be here today representing the National Office of the National Association of Social Workers and our 150,000 social worker members. My name is Bob Arnold, and I am here from Washington, DC. I would like to share a little about Diana’s impact and legacy at the national level. ... Read More »

Joan K. Parry

NASW Past Board Member Joan K. Parry died January 9th, 2008 in La Jolla, CA Click here for 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 ... Read More »