Professional Recognition Awards
The Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award recognizes a social work educator’s achievements over his or her entire career.
The Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award recognizes a social work educator’s achievements within the last 10 years.
Nomination Criteria for Awards
The following criteria are used in selecting recipients of both awards. Nominees for the Lifetime Achievement Award should be exemplary in all three areas; nominees for the Recent Contributions Award must be exemplary in at least two areas.
- Research and scholarship
- Pedagogy and curriculum development
- Organizational leadership
2013 Award Recognition
The 2013 awards were presented during the 2013 Annual Program Meeting (APM), Thursday, October 31–Sunday, November 3 in Dallas, TX. The name of each awardee will also be inscribed on the Julia M. Watkins Leadership Legacy Tree on display at the CSWE office. Established in 2012, the tree provides an ongoing way to honor professional recognition awardees.