Let us Honor Who You Admire for the Next Chapter Awards!
The first five awards recognize NASW members. The last award (Public Citizen of the Year) recognizes non-social workers.
Current NASW Board Members or staff are not eligible.
Awards Criteria (Click to read)
- Greatest Contribution to Social Work Practice
This award recognizes a significant contribution to practice issues within the profession.
- Greatest Contribution to Social Work Education
This award recognizes a significant contribution to academic social work education.
- Beverly Ross Fliegel Social Policy and Change Award
Awarded for a significant contribution to social policy and change.
- Emerging Leader Award
This award recognizes and honors contributions of early career social workers who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, expertise, and dedication to the profession, and whose contributions enhance practice, knowledge, and the profession's public image and influence.
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Awarded to a social worker who has made exemplary contributions throughout his or her professional career.
- Public Citizen of the Year
Awarded to a non-social worker who has made a valuable contribution to human services, promoting and advocating for the values of social work in the area of public service.
Submit your nomination below.
Deadline: Extended to October 30, 2016
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