Chapters

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Maine Chapter

Our mission is to promote the empowerment of Social Work Leaders through advocacy, dissemination of information critical to job performance, education, informal networking opportunities, leadership development opportunities, promoting the profession, and promoting standards and ethics for the delivery of social work services in the health care.

The chapter is a group of social workers from varied employment settings who are committed to the social work ideals.  We have strong representation from long term care, hospitals and other health care settings. We have a good relationship with the schools of social work in the State.

Join today and take advantage of all the membership benefits!

  • Networking with other social workers in health and the State of Maine
  • Professional Advocacy
  • Professional Growth
  • Free/discounted opportunities for education
  • Access to Best Practice Standards and tool kits
  • Keeping up with the current issues and trends
  • Strengthening Leadership Skills, Knowledge, and Expertise
  • Life long connections and friendships.
  • Sharing Clinical Expertise
  • You have option on how you want to attend the meetings via phone conference, or in person.
  • Discounted member rates for students

Past Events:

Annual Ethics Conference in Bangor, Maine 10/13/17

Upcoming Events:

We hold 5 Chapter meeting per year in the months of January, March, June, September, and November.

The meetings are from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Guest speakers provide education on topics that are relevant to social work practice in health care and state and national issues.

President: Laura Turner

Treasurer: Ralph McPherson

Past President: Sharon Foerster

To join the Association, download the Membership and Renewal Information Form and mail the completed form and dues payment back to the Association office.

Ralph McPherson, LCSW
Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care
P.O. Box 231
Washburn, ME 04786