Administration/Supervision Specialty Practice Section

Social work leaders committed to strengthening organizations often are caught in the crunch of trying to help and support workers and consumers while satisfying agency demands, and balancing legality, fairness, and efficiency. This section focuses on leadership and advocacy consistent with the core values of social work, and will be of interest to social work administrators, directors, managers, supervisors, mentors, field instructors, and lead social workers. 

Administration and Supervision Committee

  • Gary Bess, PhD - Rocklin, CA (Chair)
  • David A. Estringel, LCSW-S, BCD, CIMHP - San Antonio, TX 
  • Sharea Farmer, LCSW - Cinnaminson, NJ
  • Melissa Ketner, DHSC, MSW, LCSW - Indianapolis, IN
  • John Tropman, PhD, MSW - Ann Arbor, MI  


  • Carrie Freshour, LCSW-C - Finksburg, MD
  • Edward Hernandez, PhD, LMSW -  Brooklyn, MD

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