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A member organization, NASW-DE promotes, develops, and protects the practice of social work and social workers and, through its work and advocacy, seeks to enhance the effective functioning and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

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February is Black History Month

George Edmund Haynes (1880-1960)

George Haynes was a social worker, educator, and co-founder and first executive director of the National Urban League. He was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he earned a BA degree. In 1904, he received an MA from Yale University. Some regard him as the profession’s first African American professional social worker, having graduated from the the New York School of Philanthropy in 1910.



“Solving Problems Through Interdisciplinary Problem Analysis, Partnerships and Effective Practice”

The conference will examine problems seriously impacting individuals, families and communities from the perspectives of social work, social policy, and social science. Through panels and workshops, we will discuss how an interdisciplinary approach to problem analysis points to an integrated approach to service delivery.

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Where: Wilmington University, 3282 N. DuPont Highway, Dover 19901
Time: 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Registration Fees: Full: $35.00 (Includes 6 CEUs); Regular: $30; Students: $10

Wilmington University, 3282 N. DuPont Highway, Dover 19901

Click here to register and more information.


Delaware Social Worker Named Poet Laureate of Delaware

 Poets Laureate of Delaware

Gov. Jack Markell announced Wednesday night [Dec. 16th] during an event at the Delaware Art Museum that Nnamdi Chukwuocha (left), MSW and NASW-DE Social Worker of the Year, and Al Mills will share the title of 17th Poets Laureate of Delaware.

Congratulations Nnamdi

Student Scholarship Funds

Social Work Students Need You! - Click Here

Through our Scholarship Fund, NASW has had the opportunity to support students who are pursuing their BSW or MSW degrees. Your gifts have truly had an impact and all of our recipients are making great strides in the fields of practice. Take our 2014 scholarship recipient, Jennifer Daniels, who upon graduation with an MSW degree is now the Associate Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Office of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Delaware. With your gift, we can continue to support students like Jennifer. Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the NASW DE-Chapter Scholarship Fund. 

Please make your check out to: NASW-DE Chapter and in the memo section put Scholarship Fund. 

Mail your check to: NASW DE Chapter, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 608, Wilmington, DE 19801

We Appreciate Your Continued Support,
NASW-DE Scholarship Committee 


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