Nominations Sought for Group Work Practice Award
The ASGW Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Group Work Practice Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding practitioner in group work. Recognition may be for any area of group work covered by the ASGW Professional Standards and nominees must be members of ASGW.
A nomination letter and two supporting letters should address the following points:
- Scope of practice of nominee to include:
- Type of group work
- Client population served
- Practice setting
- Innovations in group work practice by the nominee.
- How nominee has disseminated group work skills through workshops, conference presentations, supervision, and/or training.
- Evidence of nominee’s significant contribution to group work practice.
Electronic submissions are preferred and may be submitted via email (attachment) to: email@example.com. Submissions via regular mail should be sent to Lorraine J. Guth, Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Counseling, 206 Stouffer Hall, Indiana, PA 15705. Applications (nomination letter and two supporting letters) must be received by November 15, 2013. The award recipient will be announced during the 2014 ASGW Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The ASGW Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Eminent Career Award and for the Professional Advancement Award. Nominations in either category should address the nominee's outstanding activities and contributions to the field of group work. Additional letters speaking to the nomination would be welcome. Letters should identify which award is being sought.
Eminent Career Award: This highest award is intended to recognize major contributions made to the field of group work by an ASGW/ACA member. Credentials and letters of recommendation for the nominee should convey the national and/or international influence the individual has had on group work over a period of time.
Professional Advancement Award: This award is made to recognize the outstanding activities of an individual who has helped advance the field of group work through any one of the following: research, development of a new technique or theory, public relations, legislative activities, or group work practice.
Electronic submissions are preferred and may be submitted via email (attachment) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions via regular mail should be sent to:
Lorraine J. Guth, Ph.D.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department of Counseling
206 Stouffer Hall
Indiana, PA 15705
Applications (nomination letter and supporting letters) must be received by November 15, 2013, preceding the conference.
Award recipients are announced during the ASGW Luncheon at the annual ACA Conference.