Members of Strong Memorial Hospital's Social Work Division Honored

May 06, 1998

As part of National Social Work Month, Strong Memorial Hospital's Social Work Division honored four social workers and a team of interpreters with Awards of Excellence. The awards were presented during the hospital's Ninth Annual Social Work Reception on March 26.

The recipients, their areas, and their specific awards were:

Janet Brooks, C.S.W., Psychiatry -- Social Worker, Psychiatry Child and Adolescent Clinic, Award of Excellence in Clinical Practice;

Mary Fitzgerald, B.S.W., Long-Term Care Placement Coordinator, Award of Excellence in Leadership;

Kelly Luther, C.S.W., Clinical Manager, Medical and Surgical Services, Award of Excellence in Supervision; and "The recipients were selected from nominations by their peers based on outstanding contributions to their profession, the institution, and the patients and families served by social work," said Susan Saunders, C.S.W., A.C.S.W., director of SMH's Social Work Division. "Each recipient is an excellent representative of the professionalism, talent, and compassion found among interdisciplinary staff members of Strong Memorial Hospital."

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