The American Clinical Social Work Association (ACSWA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards and Snooks Prize.

Carly Anne Devlin, University of California, Berkeley, wins the grand prize for her paper, It’s Like an Addiction. Devlin received a cash prize of $2,000 and will be published in our upcoming clinical journal. Her school, University of California, Berkeley wins the Snooks Prize, a $1,000 cash award, for educating this year’s winner.

Cash prizes are also awarded to three other winners:

Mikayla C. Holcomb, Smith College School of Social Work, wins second place for her paper, The Case of M.

Kelly C. Marcy, University of Mississippi, wins third place for her paper, When Pornography Strikes.

Joseph Hovey, Smith College School of Social Work, wins fourth place for his paper, Meeting the Client Where He Is.

More on the Judith Holm Awards

The award goes to final-year students in social-work master’s programs based on the judging of a paper which recounts the process of a field-placement intervention and demonstrates readiness to enter professional practice. The program is named for Judith Holm, MSS, BCD, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, first President of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (the sister organization of ACSWA). This national competition is judged by faculty from graduate schools of social work, by practitioners, and by directors and staff of the American Clinical Social Work Association.

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