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Social Work Aide Receives Merit Award

November 6th, 2015

Daisy Chavez

Daisy Chavez was honored with the UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children 2015 Award of Merit and Distinction.

Chavez is a bilingual Social Work Aide in the Chicago Home Care Regional Office.  “Ms. Chavez consistently demonstrates a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude with both families and co-workers,” said Thomas F. Jerkovitz, DSCC Executive Director.  “She is a wonderful resource for families and her contributions to DSCC in a time of programmatic change have been invaluable.”

Chavez began her career at Specialized Care for Children in May of 2008.  The annual Award of Merit and Distinction allows the organization’s leadership to recognize, appreciate, and honor outstanding employees.  Individuals are nominated by their colleagues for exceptional contributions to the children and families they serve, and the organization’s overall mission.

The release is also available on the UIC News website.