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Registration for the Miami-Dade Unit's annual Social Work Month Awards Ceremony has begun.  Purchase your ticket today. 

We are currently looking for sponsors and we are also in need of volunteers.  Please email the unit if you are interested in volunteering at

Angela Miller

​​Upcoming Events

June 15, 2019 • Miami,FL
*NASW-FL Miami-Dade Unit presents "Social Workers' Peer Support Group & Yoga Class" with Edith Caballero, LCSW, MCAP and Martha Vallejo, LCSW,
from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Keiser University. Please join us for our Peer Support Group class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a Yoga Class beginning at 11 a.m.  Please bring comfortable clothes for yoga practice.  You can bring your own mat if you prefer, however, mats will be available for use.  No experience necessary. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Registration is free. 

Thank You Sponsors for Your Generosity

​​​​​​2019 Unit Award Winners

Social Worker of the Year - Scarlett Blandon, LCSW

Social Work Student of the Year - Cassandra Tenzer, MSW

Social Work Educator of the Year - Fabio Naranjo, PhD, Associate Professor, Barry University – E. W. McDonnell School of Social Work

Public Citizen of the Year - Jonathan Fried, Executive Director of We Count!

Lifetime Achievement - Phyllis Scott, PhD,  Dean/Associate Professor, Barry University – E. W. McDonnell School of Social Work

Elected Official of the Year - Daniella Levine Cava,
Commissioner District 8

Agency of the Year - Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care


Thank you for being apart of your local NASW unit! We have many future events in the planning stages for this upcoming year including CE’s, networking and social events . If you have any questions, comments or feedback, we would love to hear from you. We are excited to be your leadership team!!! ​


Angela Miller, MSW, MPA - Chair

Rodrigo Lozano, LCSW - Vice Chair

Cassandra Tenzer, MSW - Secretary
Vacant - Membership Chair
Mark Ritchie, LCSW - Continuing Education (CE) Chair
Vacant  - Legislative Chair
Edith Caballero, LCSW  - CCNLI Chair
Janitsa Rocamonde, MSW - Sponsorship Chair  
Patricia Hernandez, MSW, MPH, CHC - Events Chair
Miriam Bernardo - BSW Representative
Nacin Fernandez, BSW - MSW Student Representative

If you know of any students who may be interested in becoming our BSW or MSW representatives, please send their names or have them contact us at

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All NASW-FL Miami-Dade Members are invited! 

Do you know a social worker who is not an NASW member? Bring them along and we'll be happy to explain the benefits of joining!

*Note: The Unit Steering Committee is comprised of Unit members seeking to actively participate in the development of Unit events, workshops and other activities.

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