2015 Spirit of Social Work Agency Recognition Award

What is the SSW Spirit of Social Work Agency Recognition award?

The Spirit of Social Work Agency Award recognizes the significant contributions of an agency in the Kentuckiana area. The recognized agency epitomizes the core values of social work: service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. The agency will demonstrate an exceptional commitment to their consumers and staff.

Who can be nominated for the Spirit of Social Work Agency Recognition?

Nominees of this award must be an agency that provides services in the Kentuckiana area.

Nominees can provide services in any field related to social work, with any client population (e.g., individual, family, group work, community work, policy, management/administration, research/program evaluation, etc.).

Nominees should demonstrate significant investment and contributions to the client population(s) that they serve.

How can I nominate any agency for the Spirit of Social Work Agency Recognition?

Anyone can nominate an agency for this award, however, you may only nominate ONE (1) agency. Please, obtain permission from the agency BEFORE you nominate them. If you nominate an agency for this award, you are expected to attend the presentation ceremony during the Community Celebration of Social Work, on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 4:00 – 6:00  PM at Spalding University.  A representative from the agency must also attend.

To nominate an agency for this award, please complete the nomination form located below.

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY March 1, 2015.

How will the award recipient be selected?

Up to the three finalists for the award will be selected by the SSW Awards Committee. These finalists will be recognized at the presentation ceremony. The award recipient will be announced at the ceremony and will be presented with the Spirit of Social Work Agency Recognition award!

Contact

If you have any questions pertaining to the award, or the Community Celebration of Social Work, please contact Angela Lucear at alucear@spalding.edu or 502.588.7183.