Aging Specialty Practice Section

We are social workers that help the fastest segment of the U.S. population—the older adult. Examples of areas of service include: counseling older people and their families, health and mental health issues, case and care management, long term care, elder abuse, advocacy and advance care planning. 

Aging Section Committee

  • Melissa Chalker, MSW - Trenton, NJ - Chair
  • Cynthia E. Baker, LCSW, LSCSW, LIMHP, CSW-Gerontology - Columbia, MO
  • Carmen L. Morano, Albany, NY
  • Tina L. Dothard Peterson, MSW, PhD, MPH, CSW, Norman, OK
  • Natalia Shtompel, PhD., MSW, MA - Miami Shores, FL


  • Laurie Blackman, PhD, MSW, LMSW, ASW-G - Silver Spring, MD
  • Jocelyne Fliger, MSW -Tallahassee, FL
  • Kim Wolf - Athens, GA