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Call for Nominations for MSW Field Supervisor Civic Engagement Award

The UMD Department of Social Work is accepting nominations for an award that recognizes a field supervisor who has demonstrated outstanding person and professional civic engagement. "Civic engagement" includes providing quality supervision to students completing their field placements, encouraging students' involvement in their communities both in their fieldwork and outside of field activities. The Department seeks to recognize field supervisors who go "above and beyond" in their work with MSW students and in their communities. Prior award recipients have included Tracy Litman, MSW,LICSW, Bunny Jaakola, MSW, Dawn Peterson, MSW,LICSW,Steve O'Neil, MSW and Rachel Forsyth, MSW.

Nominations should include the field supervisor's name, address, and contact information, as well as that of the nominator. Current MSW students or alumni can make nominations. Letters of nomination should specifically address what the supervisor has done to:

  • Provide quality MSW field supervision
  • Promote community involvement and civic engagement
  • Demonstrate the values and ethics of the social work profession, personally and professionally

A letter of nomination should be submitted to:

Kathy Heltzer, MSSW,LICSW
Field Director
UMD Department of Social Work
220 Bohannon Hall
1207 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812

Nominations may be submitted electronically. The deadline for the 2015 award is August 1, 2015. This award will be presented at the Annual Fall Field Supervisor Luncheon/Training Fall Semester 2015.


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