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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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  • Celebrating National Women’s Health Week with Prevention Practice

    As National Women’s Health Week (May 9-15) kicks off this Mother’s Day, the need for women to take care of their health has grown in ... Read More

  • Show Pride in the Profession with a Professional Social Worker Pin!

    The NASW Social Work Pin Program enables social workers to show pride and commitment to the profession at the same time they support our National... Read More

  • April Is Alcohol Awareness Month: Three Ways Social Workers Can Help Reduce Risky Drinking

    High-risk drinking among women has increased significantly over the past decade, and the coronavirus pandemic seems to have made the problem... Read More

  • NASW-Illinois Chapter Releases Workforce Report

    In 2019-2020, NASW-Illinois Chapter Executive Director, Joel L. Rubin, MSW, ACSW, CAE, worked with the NASW Foundation (Chapter Fiscal Sponsor) a... Read More

  • Celebrate Black History Month with the NASW Foundation and NASW

    The NASW Foundation and NASW are proud to celebrate Black History Month and honor the rich history of blacks in social work. We encourage yo... Read More

  • Pioneer Nominations Accepted Through March 31

    Nominate and honor a new member of the NASW Social Work Pioneers® to celebrate Social Work Month in March! 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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