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Town Hall Meeting

July 14, 2016

In the wake of the shooting at the Orlando nightclub, NASW and several chapters issued statements calling for “sensible gun laws, an end to a culture of hate, and the need for widespread teachings in our communities of the dignity and worth of all people.” *Who could have known that since then we would have ... Read more

Facilitator Training for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

July 6, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 9-3:00 Lunch provided University of Illinois Extension DuPage County Office 1100 E Warrenville Road, Suite 170 Naperville, IL This event is FREE of charge and open to the public. Engaging Youth for Positive Change empowers young people to work with local governing bodies to adopt policies that create healthier communities. The EYPC ... Read more


Escobar-Sawicki Chosen as 2016 NASW-IL Member At-Large

June 8, 2016

Clinical Assistant Professor, Christine Escobar-Sawicki has been chosen as NASW-IL’s Member At-Large. The current national modernization process will be changing the make-up of the NASW Illinois Chapter Board of Directors (as well as others across the country) beginning on July 1, 2016. As a result, the NASW Illinois Chapter will be operating under a new ... Read more

2016 School of Social Work Awards Recipients

June 2, 2016

BSW AWARDS Gary Shaffer Memorial BSW Award–  Brooke Garren John K. Gibson Award in Social Work–  Brooke Garren Mark P. Hale Award for Scholarship–  Kahlia Halpern School of Social Work Alumni Association Award–  Amber Floyd Susan T. Haney Illinois Club Scholarship–  Kahlia Halpern BSW FIELD AWARDS Excellence in Field Award–  Nathaniel Abad Fund for Field– ... Read more