The votes are in and it is time to announce the amazing and wonderfully deserving group of 2015 AGESW awardees, all of whom will be honored at the AGESW reception (date & time to be announced soon) held during the GSA conference in November. I want to thank both the individuals who nominated these incredible individuals and the AGESW Election Committee (chaired by Keith Anderson) for their hard work.
Please join me in congratulating Rosemary, Marilyn, Leslie, Noell, Brandi & Shanea!
- Tracy Schroepfer
Career Achievement Award: Rosemary K. Chapin, University of Kansas
Leadership Award: Marilyn Luptak, University of Utah
Faculty Achievement Award: Leslie Hasche, University of Denver
Mit Joyner BPD and AGESW Gerontology Leadership Award: Noell Rowan, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Doctoral Student Leadership Award: Brandi Jean Felderhoff, University of Texas at Arlington
Aracelis Francis Minority Scholarship: Shanea Harrington, Washington University
Today, AGESW maintains an international membership of hundreds of educators who teach, conduct research, and promote gerontology at all levels of programs of social work education. As a member you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with others committed to or interested in gerontology. We hope you will join us and become a part of this wonderful organization! AGESW Membership levels include the following:
$200 for insitutional memberships (membership for up to 3 individuals)
$75 for new and renewing members
$45 for new and renewing retired members
$45 for Postdoctoral members and members transitioning from student to faculty (first year only)
$25 for new and renewing student members
Click HERE to join or renew today!
Through support provided by the University of Michigan Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work and the SSW, a 34-CEU/CME Web-Based Certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice is now available.
The certificate is designed for healthcare professionals, including social workers, nurses, primary care physicians, health educators and administrators who are seeking to gain clinical knowledge and skills in person-centered assessment, care planning, and state-of-the-art intervention. Information about the certificate curriculum can be found here: http://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education/certificate-courses/clinical-dementia/curriculum-overview.