NASW Foundation News


Sep 01, 2020

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Month—an opportunity for social workers to take the lead in primary prevention of FASDs, the range of birth defects and developmental disabilities that can occur in an individual who was exposed to alcohol before birth. From conducting alcohol screening and brief intervention to participating in FASD assessment and referrals, social workers across practice settings play an integral role in protecting the health of the women and families they serve.

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Aug 26, 2020

NASW Foundation Board Member, Lorraine Cole, PhD, is a recipient of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America People’s Choice Award. Dr. Cole, a U.S. Department of the Treasury employee, and Corvelli McDaniel were honored with this award  Also called the “Sammies” and known as the “Oscars” of government service, the award recognizes the duo for creating and leading Treasury’s Bank Mentor-Protégé Program.

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Aug 24, 2020

The NASW Foundation is pleased to award 2020-2021 Ruth Fizdale research grants to the NASW-New Jersey Chapter and the NASW-Oklahoma Chapter. Each chapter has received a $2,000 grant. The Fizdale Program underwrites chapter research projects that link practice and policy issues with relevant, emerging, social issues, in an effort to facilitate effective service delivery. 

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Aug 10, 2020

Investing in the next generation of leaders! The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2020-2021 scholars and fellows. This exemplary group of 20 doctoral and master's degree students will receive $121,750 in awards from five programs.

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Jul 14, 2020

Thanks to generous support from NASW Members and friends, the NASW Foundation works with NASW’s Chapters to raise charitable funds for educational, research, training, and scholarship activities at the state and local level. One such successful initiative is showcased below.

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Jun 22, 2020

In this time of uncertainty, and pain, together we rise to meet daily challenges. NASW, and the NASW Foundation, are committed to supporting our members, and the social work profession, as a whole, as we work to reduce the impact and spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure social justice for all and an end to racism.

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