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 Committee

  • Antonio Ruberto, Jr., MS, LCSW-R, CASAC - New York, NY (Chair)
  • Derrick Freeman, PhD, ACSW - New Orleans, LA
  • Nikki Fordey, LCSW, LISAC - Glendale, AZ
  • David L. Hussey, PhD, EdD, ACSW - Cleveland, OH
  • An-Pyng Sun, PhD, LCSW, LCADC -  Henderson, NV


  • Beau Medicine Crow, Hiraaca, BSW - New Town, ND
  • Annette H. Martinez, LCSW-S, LCDC, CEAP, sapq - Houston, TX
  • Raevan M. Shepherd, SUDCC, MSW - Lakeport, CA

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