2018 Social Work Image Award Nomination

2018 Social Work Image Award Nomination

Each year, through its “Social Work Image Award”, NASW-NYC seeks to identify and acknowledge the unique contributions of its members toward advancing the profession and increases the profession’s visibility. The “Social Work Image Award” recognizes outstanding social work practice in many practice areas including but not limited to, direct practice, administration, community organizing, advocacy, and academia. These awards will be presented at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting, which will be held this year on Thursday, October 25th, 2018. NASW-NYC invites you to join the Chapter leadership and members in nominating individual social workers who are making a difference in their agencies or communities. We also invite you to work with us to assure that the social work profession will be strong and vital, now and in the years ahead. Consideration will also be given to social work teams, groups, or collaborations.

Selection Criteria
The nominated social worker or social work team should:
• Work in NYC
• Hold a BSW, MSW, or PhD/DSW degree(s)
• Demonstrate excellence in one or more practice methods: direct practice, administration,
community organizing, advocacy, or academics – including going above and beyond the duties of a job.
• Have made a significant and unique contribution and/or displayed a strong commitment to the field of social work, in any practice area or setting; including collegial service to the profession.
• Exhibit advanced knowledge, skills and leadership in providing effective and quality social work service delivery
• Awareness and use of a Race, Diversity, and Intersectionality Lens in their work, research, and practice.

Deadline for Submission
Nomination packets will be accepted until Friday, August 24th, 2018. Late and incomplete nominations will not be accepted.

Before you begin, you will need the following for completion:
•Resume/CV of Nominee
•<500 word essay in support of the nominee