Celebrating National Social Worker Month: Honoring the Heart of Compassion at Palmer Home for Children

March 12, 2024

March is not just a month of transition from winter to spring; it’s also a time to celebrate the invaluable contributions of social workers across the nation. As we mark National Social Worker Month, we take a moment to honor the dedicated professionals who tirelessly advocate for vulnerable individuals and families, often serving as beacons of hope in times of adversity.

At Palmer Home for Children, this celebration holds profound significance as we recognize the profound impact that social workers have on the lives of the children we serve.

Join Us in Celebrating National Social Worker Month

Palmer Home for Children stands as a testament to the power of compassion and the unwavering commitment to providing a safe haven for children in need. Founded on the principles of love, stability, and nurturing care, Palmer Home has been a beacon of hope for countless children who have faced unimaginable challenges in their young lives.

Central to Palmer Home’s mission is our team of dedicated social workers who embody the organization’s ethos of compassion and service. These individuals serve as advocates, mentors, and caregivers, working tirelessly to ensure that each child receives the support and resources they need to thrive.

Empowering Lives Through Advocacy and Support

The role of a social worker extends far beyond mere casework; it encompasses a profound commitment to empowering individuals and families to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential. At Palmer Home, our social workers serve as champions for our children, advocating for their rights, interests, and well-being every step of the way.

From providing emotional support and counseling to coordinating educational services and connecting families with community resources, our social workers play a pivotal role in ensuring that each child receives comprehensive care tailored to their unique needs. Through their dedication and unwavering commitment, they help our children heal from past traumas, build resilience, and embrace a brighter future.

As we celebrate National Social Worker Month, we extend our deepest gratitude to the remarkable individuals who serve on the front lines of child welfare, often facing daunting challenges with grace, empathy, and resilience. Their tireless dedication and unwavering commitment to serving others embody the very best of humanity, inspiring hope and fostering positive change in the lives of those they touch.

At Palmer Home for Children, we are incredibly fortunate to have such a passionate and dedicated team of social workers who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of our children each and every day. Their compassion, empathy, and unwavering commitment to service are the driving force behind our mission, and we are profoundly grateful for their invaluable contributions.

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We invite you to join us in honoring the remarkable individuals who dedicate their lives to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families. Whether through a simple gesture of appreciation or a commitment to supporting organizations like Palmer Home for Children, we can all play a role in recognizing the vital importance of social work and the profound impact it has on our communities.

To all social workers, both at Palmer Home for Children and beyond, we extend our deepest gratitude for your tireless dedication, unwavering compassion, and boundless commitment to serving others. Your work truly embodies the spirit of National Social Worker Month, and we are proud to stand alongside you in celebration and appreciation.

Palmer Home is Seeking Licensed Social Workers

Palmer Home is currently hiring a Case Manager for our Foster Care program as well as a Case Manager for our Campus Care program. Learn more about open positions here and apply online today.


national social worker month graphicHonoring the Licensed Social Workers at Palmer Home

In honor of National Social Worker Month, we want to shout out the licensed social workers who provide children in our care (along with their families) with the support they need to thrive.

We’re fortunate to have so many incredible people on our team who are passionate about what they do and who serve as phenomenal examples of what it means to be a social worker. Thank you all for everything you do.

  • Dannie Edmonds, Director of Campus Care
  • Alana England, Case Manager – Transitional Care
  • Cicely Hinson, Case Manager – Campus Care
  • Jennifer Kowalski, Case Manager – Foster Care
  • Kiona Pharr, Director of Foster Care
  • Lauren Strickland, Director of Whole Child Initiative
  • Anna Brooke Warren, VP of Compliance and Support
  • Amie Wooten, Director of Social Services

Together, let us continue to empower those in need and build a brighter, more compassionate world for all. Happy National Social Worker Month!

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