Calling all Social Work Alumni
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Nattasha Charania MSW ‘08
Nattasha Charania, LMSW, ACM recently received the Social Worker of the Year, Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Social Work from Emory University Hospital Midtown located in Atlanta, Georgia. Nattasha graduated from Barry University School of Social Work in 2008. She started working for Emory in 2008 as a Perinatal Social Worker. She works with mothers and babies before, during and after birth. She participates on an inter-disciplinary team to ensure that patients have access to support and counseling as needed during their inpatient admission at Emory. She also works with the medical team to coordinate discharge needs for high risk infants which may include medical equipment, home nursing, daycare, etc.
Linda R. Angress, MSW ‘82 (left)
Linda R. Angress, MSW has been named the 2014 Social Worker of the Year by the Miami-Dade Unit of the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). We also would like to thank Linda for her continued contributions as an Alumnus of the School of Social Work. This past February, Linda facilitated a workshop for current students entitled: Social Work Practice with Developmental Disabilities. Click on the following link to read more about Linda’s amazing accomplishments: http://www.sunrisegroup.org/social-worker-of-the-year/