2018 NASW-NYS Social Work Award Winners Announced!



Each year, the National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter (NASW-NYS) recognize the contributions of outstanding individuals making a difference in our state. Winners are current NASW-NYS members, nominated by the membership. The Chapter Awards will be presented on Friday, September 14, 2018, from 5PM – 7PM at the Hilton Garden Inn – Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. The event is free to attend.


Please join us in congratulating this year’s award winners!

Lifetime Achievement
Bonita Sanchez, MSW

Social Worker of the Year
Catherine Ricchetti, LCSW-R

Champion of Social Justice
David Peters, LMSW

Public Citizen of the Year
Jill Porter

Agency of the Year
S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth, Inc.

Student of the Year
Vincent Ortolani, MSW

To RSVP: This event is free to attend and we encourage all social workers to show their support by attending our awards event. You may RSVP by using the button below or contact us at info.naswnys@socialworkers.org or at 518-463-4741. RSVP Deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018.

Registrations are closed for this event



Demonstrate your support to the NASW-NYS Social Work Award Winners by placing an advertisement or acknowledgement of their achievement in the awards program. All ads must be received by September 7th, 2018.

All proceeds will be used to establish the NASW-NYS Chapter Student Scholarship Fund!




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