National Foster Parent Association presents Social Worker of the Year award
PRINCETON — Alicia Yocom, foster care worker with Youth Service Bureau, was awarded the Social Worker of the Year Award at the National Foster Parent Association 43rd National Education Conference held in Long Beach, Calif., June 5-8. Awards were presented at a luncheon “honoring those who have contributed outstanding service to the NFPA, foster parents at the state or local level or the children in their care.”
Yocom works with children and families in Lee, Whiteside, Carroll and Ogle counties and resides in Princeton with her husband and son.
When asked about the award, Yocom said, “it’s a very nice award and I am happy to have received it, but I didn’t do anything above and beyond my day-to-day work.
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