Updated Strategic Plan and NASW-WA Annual Report
The NASW-WA Board of Directors reviewed progress on the 2018 - 2021 Strategic Plan, proposed goals and objectives for the 2021 - 2024 Strategic Plan, and identified performance measurements for achieving those goals and objectives. The Board voted to adopt the 2021 - 2024 Strategic Plan. The new plan will be in effect from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024.This document serves as a summary of this planning process to present and be made available to members of NASW-WA Chapter. Click below to read the plan!
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The Washington Chapter Board of Directors, Chapter Committees, and staff worked to hard to accomplish key tasks and activities during the 2020 - 2021 Fiscal Year. Take a moment to review our work in our Annual Report. Many thanks to our 2020 - 2021 Board and Chapter Committee members who contributed to our chapter's success this year!
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Continuing Education Catalog: July to December 2021
Chapter staff and committee worked hard to create opportunities for engagement and learning this past year. In order to provide Chapter members with advance notice of workshops, staff created the NASW-WA Continuing Education Catalog for July - December 2021. The catalog features our continuing education events on a variety of learning opportunities -- informed by chapter membership preferences. Visit our list of events here: https://www.nasw-wa.org/professional-learning-events
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Practice Area Network meetings occurred January through June this year! The Membership Engagement Committee will commence meetings this fall with topical presentations and intentional discussions.
CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Are you interested in presenting a workshop for NASW-WA? We have an open call for presenters (live, virtual, or recorded). Click here for more information about what we're looking for: https://www.nasw-wa.org/request-for-proposals
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Happy Social Work Month!
March 1, 2021
We recorded the event and it is now available.
To celebrate social work month please read the
proclamation from the Governor of Washington,
Congratulations to all the award winners from 2020 and 2021. Read about the
2021 Social Worker of the Year
Rebecca Parrish, LICSW
2021 Social Work Educator of the Year
Tam Dinh, Ph.D., LICSW
2021 Public Citizen of the Year
2021 Outstanding Recent Graduate
Nichelle Curtis-McQueen, MSW
2021 Outstanding Student
Amber Letchworth, BASW
2021 Taylene Watson President's Award
Julia Newbold, MSW
2020 Social Worker of the Year
Lucy Berliner, MSW, LICSW
2020 Social Work Educator of the Year
Stephen T. Wilson, Ph.D., MSW
2020 Public Citizen of the Year
Representative Tina Orwall, MSW and Jennifer Stuber, Ph.D.
2020 Outstanding Recent Graduate
Thomas Essex, MSW
2020 Outstanding Student
Adela Yanez, MSW
2020 Taylene Watson President's Award