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NASW Social Work Pioneers®
Ann Hartman, DSW has been a leading practitioner, scholar, and educator for over 40 years. She began her career in child welfare and moved to the mental health field, and family agency work after receiving her MSW, which she received from Smith College. She received her DSW from Columbia University. At the time of her nomination, she was the Dean and Professor of Smith College School for Social Work.
Some of the awards she has received are: the Massachusetts Chapter, NASW gave her the Greatest Contribution to Social Work Education Award; the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University gave her the Herman Stein Distinguished Social Work Educator Award; she was a visiting scholar in October 1988 at the Western Michigan University; and in 1986 received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tulane University.
Dr. Hartman has contributed to the social work profession with her many books, journal articles, and chapters in books. She has also presented many papers and given speeches at conferences, workshops, institutes, symposia, and professional meetings.
Social Work Pioneer - 1997