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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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  • Social Work Disaster Assistance Fund Raises Money For California Wildfire Efforts

    The NASW California Chapter and The NASW Foundation are partnering with two schools of social work directly in the areas most impacted by the fir... Read More

  • Annual NASW Pioneers Event October 27

    The 14th Annual NASW Social Work Pioneers® Program and Luncheon will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the... Read More

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Project

    In 2018, NASW and The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) Steve Hicks School of Social Work will complete a successful partnership represen... Read More

  • New NASW Social Work Pioneers® Named

    The NASW Foundation is pleased to announce the latest inductees into its NASW Social Work Pioneers®  program. The newest Pioneers a... Read More

  • 2018 NASW and NASW Foundation Recognition Awards Presented

    The NASW Foundation is proud to honor the 2018 recipients of the NASW and NASW Foundation Recognition Awards.  Award recipients were celebra... Read More

  • Foundation Featured On New NASW Podcast

    The NASW Foundation is featured in an April 3, 2018 episode of the newly-launched podcast NASW Social Work Talks.  The podcast made its... 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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