Health Committees

Health Social Work Advocacy Committee

The Health Advocacy Committee is comprised of social workers who have an interest in advancing the practice of healthcare Social Work. Its dual focus is advocacy for the role of Social Work in healthcare and advocacy for clients in the healthcare system.

Chair:  Fiona Lewis

Read the Terms of Reference

Download The Role of Social Workers on the Health Care Team, an information sheet to distribute to program decision-makers, managers

Read the Health Advocacy Responses and Submissions

Health Practice Enhancement Committee

The Health Practice Enhancement Committee will identify and research important issues related to Social Work practice in healthcare, facilitating educational events and supporting research opportunities for social workers practicing in health or wanting to practice in health care.  The committee will encourage the development of Standards/Scopes of Practice for social work practice within the health care system and facilitate networking opportunities for social workers in health care.

Chairs: Cayce Laviolette and Susan McMillan

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