Social Work Health Leadership Foundation

The Social Work Health Leadership Foundation (SWHLF) was established in 2005 by members of the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care to support the advancement of social  work leadership in health care and eventually fund research in the field. Our current goal is for the Foundation to have sufficient assets to provide scholarships for less experienced Society members to  attend SSWLHC educational opportunities along with financial support of the Leadership Institute.

2018 SWHLF Reception and Live/Silent Auction – Portland, OR
Join us in supporting the Social Work Health Leadership Foundation (SWHLF). Mark your calendars for the 2018 SSWLHC Meeting & Conference that will be held in Portland, OR from October 3-6, 2018.  One of the conference highlights has been the silent and live auctions sponsored by the Social Work Health Leadership Foundation (SWHLF).  Both auctions along with the Foundation Reception help raise funds to support the ongoing needs of our membership.  The Foundation is now accepting donation items to be auctioned off. If you would like to submit a donation, click here.


2016 Donations and Annual Meeting and Conference Silent and Live Auction and Reception:
The Social Work Health Leadership Foundation would like to thank all those who made donations to the Foundation in 2016. Donations were made either in the form of payment to SWHLF or in the form of a gift to be auctioned off at the 2016 Conference.

As a thank you, the Foundation would like to recognize all contributors to the Foundation in 2016/2017.

Silent and Live Auction Donations, Donators and Winners

2016 Donations

Reception and Live Auction Attendees

Please help us help the profession by donating whatever amount you can afford. Please remember that the Social Work Health Leadership Foundation is an IRS 501(c)3 organization and any donation made is tax deductible. Donations will be acknowledged in a number of ways and the SWHLF Board is working hard to develop the most effective methods of acknowledgement.

You may either make a donation online by clicking on the link below or you can mail in a completed donation form with check to: Social Work Health Leadership Foundation, 100 North 20th Street 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103. After your donation is processed you will receive a thank you letter which can be used for tax deduction purposes.

2019 Annual Conference Scholarship Lottery Announcement!
Those that make a contribution to the Foundation in the amount of $20 or more between October 16, 2017 and October 10, 2018 will be entered to win a free 2019 conference registration. To be included in this lottery, check the appropriate box at the top of the donation form when making your donation.

Thank you for your interest in SWHLF.

To make a donation online, click here.

To make a donation via check, complete the donation form.

Thank you for your interest in SWHLF.


SWHLF Board:

Board TitleNameTitle / Company AddressPhone Number Email
President Anthony Yamamoto Director of Social Work and Interpreter Services, Valley Children's Hospital 9300 Valley Children's Place
Madera, California 93636
Mailstop SC09
Past President Stanley G. Remer, MSW, MHS, LCSW Adjunct Social Work Professor,

University of Valley Forge
1108 Madison
Lynn Way
Chesapeake, VA 23322
President-ElectCarol Frazier Maxwell, LCSW, ACSWDirector of Social Work, Family Services and Interpreter ServiceArkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children’s Way Slot 401 Little Rock, AR 72202
501-364-6531 (direct)

501-364-3938 (fax)
DirectorDiane AmbroseDirector of Social Work and Disc47-14 2017 Street
Bayside, NY 11361
DirectorCandyce BergerProfessor and Chair,
University of Texas at El Paso
500 W. University
Department of Social Work
El Paso, TX 79968
DirectorSabra Boyd, MSW, LCSW, LSCSWDirector Medical Social Work - Ambulatory & Specialty Services

Children's Mercy Kansas City
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
816 983-6535
DirectorDana MoranAccount Manager,
10931 Griststone Circle
Independence, KY 41051
DirectorPam Thompson2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814
DirectorBrenda Shepherd-Vernon, MSW, LICSWDirector
Department of Family Services

Children’s National Health System
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Account ManagerKyle FernleyFernley & Fernley
Philadelphia, PA215-564-3484