NASW Board of Directors
Director, Region VII

Sharon A. Barber, LGSW, MCAP


Sharon A. Barber, LGSW, MCAP

Sharon A. Barber, LGSW, MCAP, earned her MSW from Howard University School of Social Work with a focus on macro social work, community, administration, policy. She has worked in residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs and in practice settings such as Hospice, Child Welfare, Homelessness, and Community Emergency Services/Case Management. She has earned the Masters Level Certified Addictions Professional (MCAP) credential and the LCSW credential.

Barber has experience in macro social work positions and has been an advocate for programs and public policies that benefit vulnerable families and individuals. She has assisted in the convening of the National Social Services Conferences for the Salvation Army in the USA, which prepares Salvation Army social workers around the country to meet human needs.

Barber is Chair of the Tampa Bay Unit of the NASW Florida Chapter, an Adjunct Instructor at the University of South Florida School of Social Work, Tampa, Florida and is employed as a Substance Abuse Counselor with Operation PAR in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is a Social Work Consultant to Lealman Church of the Nazarene, Florida and Touch of Jesus Ministry, Virginia.