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2023 NASW DC Metro Annual Awards Now Open!


2023 NASW Virginia Annual Awards Now Open!


Deadline for nominations: January 16, 2023.

Nominate a peer or yourself for one of five awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Social Worker of the Year

  • Public Citizen of the Year

  • BSW Student of the Year

  • MSW Student of the Year

Recipients will be honored at the 2023 NASWVA/Metro DC Joint Annual Conference March 23-25.



Submit for VA Nomination

Submit for DC Nomination