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NASW Social Work Talks

NASW Foundation Director, Robert Arnold discusses programs and upcoming activities on new NASW Podcast... Read More

Challenges energize us

As I write this first column as the incoming president of NASW, I am reflecting on those social workers and social work educators I have admired ... Read More

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  • Save the Date: Donate to the NASW Foundation for GivingTuesday December 1!

    GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity—to use their individual power of generosity to remai... Read More

  • Congratulations to the NASW and NASW Foundation National Award Recipients!

    The NASW Foundation extends warm congratulations to the eight distinguished 2020 NASW and NASW Foundation national award recipients. They were ho... Read More

  • Don't Miss A Virtual Night at the Awards, A Night to Remember: October 29

    A Virtual Night at the Awards, A Night to Remember, will be held on October 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM (ET). NASW and the NASW Foundation present a ... Read More

  • Meet the New NASW Social Work Pioneers®!

    The NASW Foundation and the NASW Social Work Pioneers® are very pleased and proud to welcome 16 newly inducted pioneers. In 2021 they will be... Read More

  • Five Things Social Workers Need to Know About Alcohol and Pregnancy

    September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Month—an opportunity for social workers to take the lead in primary prevent... Read More

  • Foundation Board Member Lorraine Cole Receives People's Choice Award

    NASW Foundation Board Member, Lorraine Cole, PhD, is a recipient of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America People’s Choice Award... Read More

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56<p>&quot;The NASW Foundation is an important organization in terms of the ongoing historical aspects of NASW. It also helps to set in motion plans for the future growth and development of social work.&quot;</p> Bernice Catherine Harper, MSc.PH, LLD, MSW – NASW Social Work Pioneers®/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Bernice-Harper-Photo.jpg Bernice Catherine Harper, MSc.PH, LLD, MSW – NASW Social Work Pioneers® 
55<p>&quot;The NASW Foundation plays an essential role in supporting NASW&#39;s educational and philanthropic initiatives through the administration of programs, projects, and practice-based research geared to the advancement of the social work profession.&quot;</p> Elvira Craig de Silva, DSW, ACSW - NASW Foundation Chair, Former NASW President (2006-2007), NASW Social Work Pioneers®, and Former Associate Dean of Communications Skills, Social Sciences and Foreign Languages Department. Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, Wisconsin (retired)/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Elvira-Craig-de-Silva-Photo-1A.jpgElvira Craig de Silva, DSW, ACSW - NASW Foundation Chair, Former NASW President (2006-2007), NASW Social Work Pioneers®, and Former Associate Dean of Communications Skills, Social Sciences and Foreign Languages Department, Waukesha County Technical C 
54<p>&quot;The NASW Foundation is an important cornerstone of NASW, providing scholarships to social work students, recognizing our members for their work in advancing our profession, honoring our social work pioneers, and supporting our organization.&nbsp; I am proud to be a contributor!&quot;</p> Joanne Cruz Tenery, MSSW, LMSW - Former Chair, NASW Foundation Board of Directors (2004-2007), Former Member of NASW Board of Directors (2004), and Member Relations Manager of Parkland Community Health Plan Texas (retired)/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Joanne-Cruz-Tenery-Photo.jpgJoanne Cruz Tenery, MSSW, LMSW - Former Chair, NASW Foundation Board of Directors (2004-2007), Former Member of NASW Board of Directors (2004), and Member Relations Manager of Parkland Community Health Plan Texas (retired) 
53<p>&quot;Because of the NASW Foundation we can recognize worthy Social Work Pioneers in our version of a professional hall of fame.&nbsp; All NASW members can review their careers, recall colleagues who modeled the best in our profession, and nominate them for their pioneering contributions.&quot;</p> Theodore Paul Furukawa, PhD, ACSW, DCSW – NASW Social Work Pioneers®/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Theodore Paul Furukawa Photo.jpgTheodore Paul Furukawa, PhD, ACSW, DCSW – NASW Social Work Pioneers® 
52<p>&quot;The NASW Foundation enables us to collect funds to offer several annual scholarships to our student members.&nbsp; We appreciate being able to support the next generation of up and coming social workers in this manner.&quot;&nbsp;</p> Sonja Bigalke-Bannan, MSW, LSW – NASW Hawai’i Chapter, Executive Director/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Sonja-Bigalke-Photo.jpgSonja Bigalke-Bannan, MSW, LSW – NASW Hawai’i Chapter, Executive Director 
51<p>&quot;The NASW Foundation is important because it recognizes the significance of funding research that aims to understand the depth of social problems and their impact. My own dissertation research would not have been the same without the Foundation&#39;s support.&quot;</p> Jennifer Scott, PhD, MIA, LMSW - 2014 Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship Recipient, Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University School of Social Work/FoundationHomePageImages/Testimonials/Jen-Scott-Photo.jpgJennifer Scott, PhD, MIA, LMSW - 2014 Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship Recipient, Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University School of Social Work 

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