Kim Adams, CEO, Social Work p.r.n., presented a $25,000 check to Jackson State University’s College of Public Service – School of Social Work. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, the company is a social work staffing, temporary and permanent placement, consultation, clinical social work supervision and training and education organization. The funds will be earmarked for student scholarships.
After Hurricane Katrina, Social Work, p.r.n., opened an office in Jackson, Mississippi. The JSU School of Social Work relationship began when Mrs. Joan Upshaw, founder of Social Work p.r.n., provided field placements for students. Mrs. Upshaw died in 2010. Kim Adams, CEO, said her mother Joan Upshaw would be proud of this contribution. Ms. Adams added that the company plans to continue giving scholarships “as long as we fiscally can.”