SUSAN A. NAYOWITH, PH.D. ACSW President, National Association of Social Workers - NYC Chapter
Susan Nayowith is currently President of the National Association Social Workers (NASW) New York City Chapter. The NASW-NYC chapter has an impressive membership of nearly 10,000 social workers in the New York City area. Additionally, Susan has worked in community mental health and social action with people in SRO hotels, homeless shelters, and day treatment programs. She has experience working for private, not-for-profit and government agencies. Currently, Susan Nayowith runs a family shelter for the Department of Homeless Services in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The facility provides social, recreational, medical and educational services to 190 families, up to 650 adults and children. The focus of the program is to offer services in a safe environment while assisting families to move into permanent housing.
Susan Nayowith received her M.S.S.W. in 1984 at Columbia University School of Social Work (CUSSW) and her Ph.D. in 2000 at New York University School of Social Work. She is an adjunct faculty member at CUSSW where she teaches a class called, Contemporary Social Problems.
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