The Indiana Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care is an association of Social Work health care administrators, leaders and Social Workers interested in the area of macro practice/leadership in agencies. ISSWLHC is dedicated to all areas of health care, social work case management, policy and communities. This is a statewide organization with members representing a number of different hospitals and health care organizations from Fort Wayne to Evansville, Gary to New Albany.

  • Cost is only $50/year or $15/year IF you are a student or retired.
  • Networking power with social work colleagues throughout Indiana via the email listserve
  • Access to members from a variety of healthcare settings
  • Discount to the state conference May 5th – 6th, 2016 at The Marten House Indianapolis

The Indiana Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare (ISSWLHC) conference will be held on May 5th and May 6th, 2016 at the Marten House Hotel and Conference Center (1801 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN, US, 46260). This two-day conference provides the opportunity to receive 10 CEUs at a very affordable rate. There is  a $50 total cost saving option for ISSWLHC members. If you are interested in becoming a member of ISSWLHC for the annual $50 fee, I have attached the member registration form.

The attached registration form can be submitted by email or fax, and payment made at the conference.  Or, mail the completed form with your payment to my address listed below.  There will be an $89 room rate for conference attendees interested in staying at the Marten House overnight.

Please pass this information along to fellow social workers and feel free to call or email me with additional questions. We are very excited about the speakers who will be presenting at this year’s conference and hope to see you all there.

Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you in May!

If your healthcare organization would like the opportunity to market to over 120 social workers from the state of Indiana, please complete the registration form and send along with payment to Connie Simpson, conference vendor chair.  Additional contact information is located on the documents. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Connie.

If you are interested in receiving more information about the upcoming conference, please contact Kimberly Jones at:

Board TitleNameCompany
PresidentSandra BennetRiverview Hospital
President-ElectLaura SchaecherCommunity Health Network
Past PresidentJimmy MitchellVeterans Administration
TreasurerSusan LarimerIU School of Social Work
Member At LargeTracy HumphreyCoram Healthcare
Member At LargeSue PlankIU Health
Member At LargeDeb WellsVeterans Administration
Member At LargeTanya DowningCICOA


Committee Chair TitleName
Membership CommitteeSandra Bennet
Education CommitteeKim Mullens
By-Laws committeeGeri Waggle
Scholarship CommitteeStephanie Nadar
Advocacy & Communication CommitteeVacant

Please contact Sandra Bennett if you would be interested in vacant positions or joining a committee!

The membership year is January 1st – December 31st.  Please note that since we are no longer “affiliated” with SSWLHC your membership to SSWLHC (national level) does not automatically transfer to the state level, vice-versa.  We are currently under a “licensing agreement” with the national society only.

Please contact Connie Simpson, Membership Chair if you have any additional questions. 

Please complete and return the attached membership form ASAP with payment of $50 or $15 to:

Connie Simpson, Social Work
St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital
8050 Township Line Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260