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Alabama Society for Health Care Social Workers (ASHCSW)

“A Humanizing Touch to Health Care”

The Alabama Society for Health Care Social Workers (ASHCSW) is a professional organization which provides an important medium for the interchange of ideas and growth of social work practice in health care institutions.  The Society, in affiliation with the Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA), challenges all medical social workers to be actively involved in preserving the dignity of the total patient.

ASHCSW is committed to the upgrading of the Social Work profession by means of state licensure and regulation. One of the major goals of ASHCSW is to encourage the employment of qualified persons for social work positions within hospitals and related health care institutions.

Invitation for Membership

The Alabama Society for Health Care Social Workers invites you to become a member of our organization. You are eligible for membership if you are employed as a licensed Social Worker in a health care setting (hospital, nursing home, home health agency, dialysis center, public health department, physician’s office, etc.). The Society year begins in January. Renewal notices are due by January 1 in order for your name to remain on the membership roster. Application dues will continue to be accepted throughout the year to promote membership growth.

Membership Eligibility and Dues

Full Membership ($50.00):  Individuals who have primary responsibility for the provision or management of direct social services in a health care setting, or individuals with a BSW or MSW who are social work consultants in a health care setting.

Corporate ($40.00):  Full membership when five or more social workers from the same corporation join as members.

Associate Membership ($35.00):  Individuals with either a BSW or MSW who teach in a program approved by the Council on Social Work Education.

Affiliated/Retired Membership ($35.00):  Individuals who are students in a program approved by the Council on Social Work Education; or individuals who qualify for inactive membership status.

2020-2021 Board Members

President
Tricia Ray Hill LBSW
Retired
45 Bald Eagle Trace
Tallassee, Ala. 36078
trh76@bellsouth.net

President Elect
Kim Whorton, LICSW/PIP
Jacksonville State University
35 Crislyn Drive
Gadsden, Ala. 35901
kwomack@jsu.edu

Past President
Dr. Kimber Wickersham, LICSW/PIP
Jacksonville State University
726 Briarcliff Road
Rainbow City, Ala. 35906
kwickersham@jsu.edu

Secretary
Trace Trice, LMSW
2nd Chance, Inc.
617 Wilmer Avenue
Anniston, Ala. 36201
trace@2ndchanceinc.org

Treasurer
Amy McTier, LBSW
Regional Rehab Hospital
307 North 6th Street
Opelika, Ala. 36801
Amy.mctier@encompasshealth.com

Membership
Tammy Dodson, LMSW
13034 Circle Drive
Lake View, Ala. 35111
tlcmkbeauty@juno.com

Programs
Kim Whorton, LICSW/PIP
Jacksonville State University
35 Crislyn Drive
Gadsden, Ala. 35901
kwomack@jsu.edu

Hospitality
Danielle Waites, LMSW
Encompass Rehab Hospital of Gadsden
P.O. Box 27
Woodland, Ala. 36280
Daniellewaites02@gmail.com

Bylaws
Traci Treese, LICSW/PIP
Compassus Hospice
771 E. University Drive
Auburn, Ala. 36830
tgtreese@charter.net

Legislative
Sean Creech, LICSW, PIP
Jacksonville State University
1417 Graystone Road
Anniston, Ala. 36207
sccreech@jsu.edu

Scholarship
Danielle Waites, LMSW
Encompass Rehab Hospital of Gadsden
P.O. Box 27
Woodland, Ala. 36280
Daniellewaites02@gmail.com

Nominations
Daphne Arnold LICSW, PIP
UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics
Birmingham, Ala. 35294
darnold4@uab.edu

Publicity
Dr. Kimber Wickersham LICSW/PIP
Jacksonville State University
726 Briarcliff Road
Rainbow City, Ala. 35906
kwickersham@jsu.edu

Regional Representatives

Region 1
Counties: Cullman, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan

Tracy Carr, LBSW
Kindred Home Health
175 Toney Acres Drive
Toney, Ala. 35773
carr91397@aol.com

Suzie Bell-Stallings
Kindred Home Health
4700 Slalom Run
Owens Cross Roads, Ala. 35763
suzanne.bellstallings@gentiva.com

Region 2
Counties: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Perry, Pickens, Tuscaloosa

Tammy Cooper Dodson, LMSW
Forest Manor, Inc.
2219 32rd Street
Northport, Ala. 35476
tlcmkbeauty@juno.com

Region 3
Counties: Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Walker

Jerry Satterwhite, LICSW
Retired
141 Skyline Circle
Indian Springs, Ala. 35124
jsatter141@gmail.com

Region 4
Counties: Chambers, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon, Randolph, Russell, Tallapoosa

Caroline O’Neil, LMSW
East Alabama Medical Center
1418 Pinkston Court
Auburn, Ala. 36801
oneilcm0518@gmail.com

Region 5
Counties: Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Marengo, mobile, Monroe, Sumter, Washington, Wilcox

Millie Mitchell, LMSW
Southern Care Hospice
1596 C.B. James Road
Jackson, Ala. 36545
mitchellmillie5@gmail.com

Region 6
Counties: Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lowndes, Montgomery, Pike

Bridget Reeder
Alabama Department of Public Health
RSA Tower/201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, Ala. 36104
bridget.reeder@adph.state.al.us

Region 7
Counties: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Dekalb, Etowah, Talladega

Wendy Armstrong, LBSW
Amedisys Home Health
903 Saint Elmo Street
Gadsden, Ala. 35901
wendyarmstrong1970@gmail.com

Region 8
Counties: Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, Winston

Patty Stutts
Clearview Cancer Institute
156 Henson Drive
Huntsville, Ala. 35805
pattys@ccihsv.com