The Center 
for Clinical Social Work

The Center for Clinical Social Work, Inc., the not-for-profit national organization for the profession, conducts advocacy and education as well as practice-related certification (through its ABE unit) and community-building, networking, and membership services (through its ACSWA unit). The Center seeks to be a unifying force amid the diversity and dynamism of a profession with more than 200,000 members constituting the largest provider of behavioral healthcare and related services in the United States.


The Board of Directors 2014


Yvette Colón, Ph.D., BCD
Ypsilanti, Michagan


Tara Schapmire, MSSW, Ph. D
Louisville, Kentucky


Thomas Kenemore, Ph.D., BCD
Chicago, Illinois


Lt. Cdr. Joseph Ford, MSW, BCD
United States Navy

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD
New York City, New York

Krista Nelson, MSW
Portland, Oregon

Janet Richmond, MSW, BCD
Waban, Massachusetts

Martin Waters, MSW
Denver, Colorado

Executive Director

Robert Booth