School Social Work Specialty Practice Section

We are social workers committed to improving the educational success and the social and emotional development of all students. Examples of areas of service: social-development assessments, individual and group counseling, crisis prevention and intervention, parent education and training, collaboration with community agencies and organizations, program coordination, policy development. 

School Social Work Section Committee


  • Brenda Coble Lindsey, Ed.D, MSW, LCSW - Mahomet, IL - Chair
  • Megan Love Berkowitz, MSW, LICSW - Washington, DC
  • Greg Drozdowski - Livonia, MI
  • Michael S. Kelly, PhD, LCSW - Chicago, IL 
  • Deirdre N. Scott, Ed.D., MSW - Fayetteville, NC

Alternates:

  • Laurel E. Thompson, Ph.D. - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Kathy “Mary” Weaver, ACSW, LMSW, SSW - Plymouth, MI
  • Jill Sabatine, LICSW, MPH - Providence, RI

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