Health Specialty Practice Section

We are social workers in the healthcare profession that address the psychosocial components of health and mental health. Examples of areas of service: acute care, clinical work, depression, case management, pediatrics, chronic care, oncology, aging, substance abuse, advocacy, administration, rehabilitation and public health issues. 

Health Section Committee

  • Indira Harris, DHSc, LCSW, BCD, ACTTP - Lake Worth, FL (Chair)
  • Valire Carr Copeland, PhD, MPH - Salisbury, NC
  • Melissa Doiron-Min, DSW, LMFT - Pasadena, CA
  • Grant Marylander, JD, MA, MSW, LSW, BCC - Longmont, CO
  • Jonathan A. Rodriguez, MSW, LSW - Newark, NJ


  • Melissa Doiron-Min, DSW, LMFT - Fontana, CA
  • Robin Lennon-Dearing, PhD, MSW - Arlington, TN
  • Heather L. Douglas, MSN, RN, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW - Baltimore, MD