Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs (ATOD) Specialty Practice Section

We are social workers on the front lines and behind the scenes helping every segment of the population seeking recovery. Examples of areas of service: screening and assessment, counseling, referrals, case management, research, education, advocacy. 

ATOD Section Committee

  • Dottie Saxon Greene, PhD, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS - Mars Hill, NC, Chair
  • Yvonne Johnson-Gilbert, BS, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS   - Canton, OH
  • Donald McDonald, MSW, LCAS -   Raleigh, NC
  • Jason Schwartz, LMSW, ACSW, MAC - Ypsilanti , MI
  • Matthew Alan Wineman, MSW - Jonesborough, TN


  • Nikki Fordey, LICSW, MLADC  - Litchfield, NH
  • David L. Hussey, PhD, LISW-S - Cleveland, OH
  • Sky Kershner, MSW, DMin - Charleston, WV

Save the Date

NASW Virtual Forum: "Opioid Crisis: No Community Is Immune"

November 14-15, 2018

Mark your calendars for this two-day live-streamed program, which will address the opioid crisis from a social work perspective. It will feature both plenary and breakout sessions and offer CE credits. Details coming soon.