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NASW & the NASW Foundation 2013 Recognition Awards

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Call for Nominations: Submission process open from April 17 to June 6 at 11:59 p.m. EST. NASW and the NASW Foundation are accepting nominations for the 2013 National Recognition Awards. These awards honor social workers and other individuals and/or groups who have, through their work and/or advocacy, advanced the principles and vision of the profession. The following NASW National Awards, and those who may submit nominations for them, are:
Social Worker of the Year — NASW chapters only
Public Citizen of the Year —  NASW chapters and members and social service organizations
Public Elected Official — NASW chapters, members, and social service organizations
Lifetime Achievement Award — NASW chapters and members

For additional information or to submit a nomination for the NASW National Awards, visit: NASW National Awards. Inquiries may be sent to e-mail or call 202-336-8270.

The NASW Foundation awards are:
International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award
Knee/Wittman Health and Mental Health Achievement Awards

The Sarnat Award is given to an individual, group, or organization that has significantly advanced the public image of professional social work. The award recipient receives a cash award of $3,000. The Knee/Wittman Awards are given to individuals and/or groups for outstanding contributions in the field of health and mental health.  The submission processes for both awards are open to the public. For additional information or to submit a nomination for the NASW Foundation Awards, visit: Foundation Recognition Awards. Please direct related inquiries to e-mail or 202-336-8298. The deadline for submitting a complete nomination package is Wednesday, June 6, 2013, by 11:59 p.m. EST. 


Annual Leadership Meeting

The NASW Annual Leadership Meeting will be held  April 10-13, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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APRIL 2013
Vol. 58, No. 4

Public article

From the President
Honoring one of our own
By Jeane Anastas, PhD, LMSW

Public article

Dealing with Bullying Behavior
Social work methods help diffuse conflicts
By Rena Malai, News Staff

Public article

Social Work in the Public Eye

Public article

NASW National Awards
Recipients will be honored at ALM
By Rena Malai, News Staff

Public article

National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16
Social workers discuss importance of advance care plan
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Members-only article

The Board Takes Action
March 2013

Members-only article

Meeting focuses on social work health care
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Members-only article

NASW advocacy efforts include voting rights, VAWA, students
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Members-only article

Guam Chapter active on legislative front
Group campaigns for lawmakers to pass social work title protection law and create licensing board
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Members-only article

BSW student helps implement Native American scholarships
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Members-only article

Discussion series addresses child welfare system
NASW hosts third and final session of forum, a highlight of which focused on Title IV-E waivers
By Rena Malai, News Staff

Members-only article

HHS issues final HIPAA regulations regarding HIPAA
By Rena Malai, News Staff

Members-only article

NASW Foundation has announced award recipients
By Rena Malai, News Staff

Members-only article

Legal Briefs

Members-only article


Members-only article

Social work in Action

Members-only article

Member extra

Members-only article

Letters to the Editor




Managing Editor:
Laetitia Clayton

Senior Editor:
Paul R. Pace

Writer and Production Assistant:
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NASW Communications Director and News Editor-in-Chief:
Gail Woods Waller


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