Invitation to Nominate:
SOCIAL WORK AWARDS
The awardees for this year's 2013 Social Work Awards have already been selected. Check back in late 2013 to submit a nomination for consideration for the 2014 NASW Illinois Chapter Social Work Awards.
Nominations are now being accepted for the annual 2013 NASW Illinois Chapter Social Work Awards in the following categories:
Social Worker of the Year: An NASW Illinois member in good standing who: reflects the values espoused in our NASW Illinois Chapter Mission Statement; promotes the NASW to the public and advocates for the populations social work serves; represents the highest ethical standards of social work as defined in the NASW Code of Ethics; contributes to improvement of the social fabric in tangible and intangible ways; takes risks and enlists public support for improved human services.
Lifetime Achievement Award: An NASW Illinois member in good standing who: has accomplished stellar successes in his/her social work career which have enhanced the profession, supported clients, upheld social work values, and advocated for the betterment of all people.
Public Citizen of the Year: A non-social worker who: exemplifies the social work profession with outstanding service to individuals served by social workers; reflects the highest ethical standards in his/her field of endeavor; takes risks and enlists public support for improved human services; advocates for and contributes to the public’s awareness of social problems.
PLEASE NOTE: The chapter is committed to diversity among award recipients. Nominations MUST be submitted using this online nomination form. We will be contacting your nominee for additional information. You are encouraged to work closely with your nominee to complete the nomination.
EMERGING LEADER AWARDS
The awardees for this year's 2012 Emerging Leader Awards have already been selected. Check back in July 2013 to submit a nomination for consideration for the 2013 NASW Illinois Chapter Emerging Leader Awards.
Emerging leaders are “early” career social workers who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, expertise, and dedication to the profession in the state of Illinois, whose contributions enhance practice knowledge and/or the capacity of the profession and the human service to obtain resources and influence. They have all demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas, including public or nonprofit agency-based practice, policy/legislative advocacy, academia, resource development, and administration.
Be a current NASW member
Work in Illinois
MSW degree from an accredited graduate school of social work
Minimum three years post-masters experience (Consideration will be given to full- or part-time employment and/or volunteer work)
40 years of age or younger (Consideration will be given to individuals irrespective of age for whom social work is a second or later career)
Demonstrated excellence in the following areas, including but not limited to: Public or nonprofit agency-based practice; policy/legislative advocacy and/or academia; contributions to services, programs, resource development, management, political efficacy, cross-cultural and anti-racist practices, teaching, research, and/or the development of practice knowledge
2010 Award Winners: Sara Johnson, MSW, PhD, LCSW; Erin C. Vogt, MSW, MA, LCSW, ACSW, CCM, CSW-G; Mackenzi Huyser, PhD, MSW; and Abby Kiddy, MSW, LCSW.
2011 Award Winners: Robert B. Campbell, MSW, LCSW, QCSW; Shelley Milosevich, MSW, LSW; Chasity Wells-Armstrong, MSW, CADC
2012 Award Winners: Hayley Stokar, MSW, LSW; Michael B. Kocher, MSW, LCSW
Friday, June 21, 2013
SIG Meeting: Retired Social Workers (RSWs)
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Treating PTSD and Complex Trauma (Rockford)
Friday, June 28, 2013
LSW/LCSW Review Course 06.28.13 (Chicago)