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SOUTHWEST UNIT



MESSAGE FROM UNIT LEADERSHIP TEAM

We would like to extend a WARM Southwest Florida thank you for being apart of your local NASW unit! We are looking forward to meeting you all! We currently have events in the planning stages for the upcoming year including CE’s, social gatherings, and networking events . If you have any questions, comments or feedback, we would love to hear from you. We are excited to be your leadership team!!! ​


If you know of any students who may be interested in becoming more invovled or would like to share their ideas, please send their names to (or) have them contact us at southwest.naswfl@socialworkers.org.


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2019 Award Winners


Social Worker of the Year

Samira Beckwith, CEO of Hope Healthcare (Hospice) and Community Services


​Social Work Student of the Year

Kelsey Hedberg 


​​​Social Work Educator of the Year

Dr. Lirio Negroni - FGCU 


​Public Citizens of the Year

Geoff Moser 

Neil Volz 

​UPCOMING EVENTS


March


March 20, 2019 • Bonita Spring, FL
*NASW-FL Southwest Unit  presents "Social Work Month Celebration" with keynote speaker Stacey Cook, MSW, LCSW, CPNLP, President / Chief Executive Officer, Salus Care
, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Artichoke and Company. Dinner choices are Chicken or Vegetarian with Cash Bar. Registration is: NASW Members $25.00; Non-Members $35.00 and Students Free.  Registration closed March 18.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!


Sponsor opportunities are available for the March 20 Social Work Month Celebration.  


SPONSOR ONLINE REGISTRATION



Unit Leadership


Julie Kuhns, LCSW -  Acting Unit Chair

southwest.naswfl@socialworkers.org


Hugh Clark, Ph.D, MSSW - Vice Chair

hclark@fgcu.edu


James Falduti, LCSW- CE Chair


 Johnnie Terrell, MSW - Membership Chair


 Dr. Thomas Felke - Legislative Chair


Matthew Glass, MSSA, LCSW - CCNLI Chair


Carolyn Scullion MSW - Social Media Chair 


Carolyn Scullion, MSW - Events / Sponsorship Co-Chair 

Gabrielle Pfeffer, BSW - Events / Sponsorship Co-Chair 


 Meryl Sykes, MSW student - MSW Student Representative


Anna Sotir, BSW Student - BSW Student Representative