During the conference we will honor award recipients in the following 4 categories:
The Social Worker of the Year Award honors a social worker in New Mexico who exemplifies the best of the profession’s values and achievements through specific accomplishments. In honoring the Social Worker of the Year, NASW-NM highlights superb accomplishments in the practice of social work.
Social Work Student of the Year Award recognizes outstanding New Mexico BSW or MSW students in areas of scholarship, leadership, and involvement in state social work issues. Nominees must be individuals enrolled in an accredited social work degree program in the state of New Mexico.
Public Citizen of the Year Award honors an outstanding member of the community whose accomplishments exemplify the values and mission of professional social work. The award recipient is not a social worker.
The Patrick F. Tyrrell Mentorship Award honors extraordinary social workers who have provided support, encouragement, leadership, and knowledge in their area of practice. Mentors show exemplary commitment to practice, ethics, empathy, and social justice in social work.*for this award, nominator MUST provide a letter detailing accomplishments in social work practice, ethics, empathy, and social justice in social work.
Please take a minute and nominate a colleague who deserves recognition for their work.
NOMINATION DEADLINE- JANUARY 31, 2019