NASW Foundation Chair (2007-2010)

Barbara Conniff, MSW, ACSW (1947-2015)

Barbara Conniff, MSW, ACSW

Barbara Conniff, MSW, ACSW, served as the Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Centers, Inc. (formerly Allegheny East MH/MR Center Inc.), a private, nonprofit community-based agency providing a continuum of treatment and support services to individuals with mental illness and developmental disabilities and their families. 

Barb was a lifelong resident of Allegheny County.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Carlow College and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.  She was a member of the National Academy of Certified Social Workers.  Her 39-year professional career included a variety of local health care, public health, and behavioral health care positions.  She was a graduate of the first class of the Allegheny County, United Way, and Carnegie Mellon University-sponsored Non-Profit Executive Training Program.  Barb, a member of the NASW Social Work Pioneers, passed away in 2015.   










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In Episode 5, NASW Social Work Talks Podcast features the Director of the NASW Foundation, Bob Arnold.   Tune in for a discussion about the Foundation's many educational, research, and  charitable  initiatives.