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Excellence and Expertise

FSW faculty named Social Workers of the Year

Amy Roberts being presented with award plaque on the left and Shawnieka Pope standing in front of a door on the right
Excellence and Expertise

FSW faculty named Social Workers of the Year

In a celebration of excellence, Amy Roberts and Shawnieka Pope have been named the "Social Worker of the Year" for 2023 in Regions 6 and 7, respectively, by the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The awards recognize these outstanding professionals who embody the values and achievements of the social work profession through their remarkable accomplishments. Amy Roberts received her accolade in an awards ceremony in January, while Shawnieka Pope's ceremony is eagerly anticipated in February. The Social Worker of the Year Award, bestowed upon NASW members in good standing, honors their impactful contributions in areas such as advocacy, social policy, leadership, and overall positive representation of the social work profession.