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Carlton-LaNey given distinguished achievement award

Professor Iris Carlton-LaNey, Ph.D. will be awarded the inaugural Distinguished Achievement in Social Work Education Award on April 8, 2010 from the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW).

NABSW wrote the following about Carlton-LaNey:  “For over 30 years you have served with distinction as a social work educator. Your scholarship in the areas of African American social welfare history and social gerontology have been vital to preserving the story of the African American experience, highlighting the vast mutual aid efforts and institution building that took place in the Black community, and providing tangible recommendations for practitioners and scholars to build upon to further culturally competent and effective practice.”