Friends of the School of Social Work
The Friends of the School of Social Work connects social work alumni with one another and with Salem State University through networking events and professional development opportunities. "The Friends" sponsors two professional development workshops each year -- one in the spring and one in the fall semesters. The Board of Directors of the Friends of the School of Social Work solicits nominations for and presents an annual Outstanding Social Worker Alumni Award to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate of Salem State University.
The Friends of the School of Social Work Mission Statement
The mission of the Friends of the School of Social Work is to engage alumni of the Salem State University School of Social Work in programs and activities which advance Salem State University and public education for social workers, and which cultivates and retains the loyalty and support of its alumni, and provides linkage between the educational process and the field of social work.
Outstanding Social Worker Alumni Award
The Friends of the School of Social Work's Outstanding Social Worker Alumni Award honors School of Social Work alumni who have shown dedication to the field of social work by:
- making outstanding contributions to the social work profession
- performing outstanding service in their chosen area
- nurturing professional development of social workers
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