Authorization and Accountability
The Specialty Practice Section Committee is charged with providing content expertise for a national program to inform members about current trends in social work practice and linkages to policy issues impacting service delivery.
The Specialty Practice Section Committee operates under rules established by the Board of Directors for the NASW Specialty Practice Section Program.
Members, Terms and Criteria
The Specialty Practice Section Committee is comprised of five members appointed by the President for staggered terms of two years. The President shall appoint three members who will serve as alternates to fill vacancies or serve in the absence of regular members.
Specialty Practice Section Committees include: Administration & Supervision; Aging; Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs; Child Welfare; Children, Adolescents, & Young Adults; Health; Mental Health; Private Practice; School Social Work; Social and Economic Justice & Peace; and Social Workers and the Courts.
NASW Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) enable members to stay abreast of what is happening in the profession and to be most effective in doing their job. Specialty Practice Sections offer the opportunity for professional development through practice-specific teleconferences, free continuing educations credits and more.
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