2007 NAPSW AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PERINATAL SOCIAL WORK Deborah Calvert, MSW, LSW, received the 2007 NAPSW Award for Excellence in Perinatal Social Work for her many contributions to the field of perinatal social work, and her high level of commitment to NAPSW. The award was presented May 9 at the opening banquet of the 31st National Conference on Perinatal Social Work in Asheville, North Carolina. Deb was nominated by three colleagues, Margery Pentland, Dawn Raadt, and Judie McCoyd. Deb has a BSW from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA, and received her MSW from Marywood University in Scranton, PA in 1980. Deb has a wealth of experience in the perinatal field, but started out at the Divine Providence Hospital Community Mental Health Program as a clinical social worker and as a field instructor for Marywood University Graduate School of Social Work. In 1984, Deb became the clinical coordinator and acting director of Social Services at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. As her career developed, Deb briefly worked at the Children’s Seashore House in the Rheumatology Department as the clinical social worker, where she coordinated parent-adolescent groups and implemented a transition program for teens into adult care. She also organized training for the “Parent Phone Network.”