AMANDA DUFFY RANDALL of Nebraska received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nebraska chapter of NASW at the chapter’s virtual conference in September. AMANDA, recently retired from her role as director of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, is a former ASWB president, a former member of the Nebraska Board of Mental Health, and a current item development consultant for ASWB’s exam development program.
During the first full month of operation in ASWB’s new headquarters, the solar parking canopies produced so much electricity that the association was able to put power back on the grid.
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The Minnesota Board of Social work shared the ASWB item writer recruiting messaging in an email to those subscribed to its licensing news and updates bulletins.
KIP COGGINS of New Mexico died on September 1, 2020. He was known as one of the most prolific item writers ever to write questions for the social work licensing exams. KIP served between 1990 and the early 2000s.