2017 Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame Luncheon

Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: North River Yacht Club
Cost: $25.00

Categories: School of Social Work

The Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame honors social workers in the areas of education/research and practice/administration, retired or deceased, who are acclaimed by their peers and colleagues for their professional status and exemplary leadership, creativity, contribution to the knowledge base and practice of social work, and influence in the life of the community.

Founded by the Social Work Society at The University of Alabama School of Social Work, the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame honors the accomplishments of some of the state’s most distinguished leaders in the field of social work.

Criteria for Selection to the Hall of Fame

The nominee:

  • Must be retired from paid, full-time Social Work employment and be 65 or older or deceased
  • Must have an academic degree in professional social work from an accredited school of social work and have practiced, engaged in research, or have been an educator for professional practice
  • Must have resided in Alabama for at least some part of their lives
  • Must be recognized as a highly influential leader in practice or education for social work, or in governmental bodies or institutions of the community
  • Must have shown originality and creativity in making outstanding contributions either to clinical, policy/practice, to the legislative process in the interest of social welfare, to the professional literature, to social work research, or to administration, resource development, and/or community well-being.

For additional information regarding the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame, please contact Liz Lary at eadykes@sw.ua.edu or 205-348-5384.

Contact Info: Liz Lary, eadykes@sw.ua.edu, 2053485384

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