The Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) was established in 1971 to promote and advance specialization of clinical practice within the social work profession. We are an organization of clinical social workers who practice in a variety of settings including family agencies, mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, medical facilities, geriatric settings, schools, and private practice throughout Pennsylvania.

PSCSW Mission Statement

PSCSW Board Members

President Leslie Stickler, MSS, LCSW
Clinical Social Work Association Liaison OPEN
Vice-President Samantha Ruiz, LCSW
Past Presidents Annette Deigh, MSW, LCSW
Patricia Isakowitz, MSW, LCSW
Treasurer Donald Deigh MSW
Secretary Aisha R. Shabazz MSS, MLSP, LCSW
Members At Large William N. Thompson, MSS, MLSP, LCSW
Jeuri German, LCSW
Anna Murphey, LCSW

PSCSW Committee Chairs and Program Coordinators

Education Committee Co-Chairs* Linda Brockway, LCSW
Elizabeth Grecco, MSS, LCSW
Governance Committee Chair* Meg Pope, MSS, LCSW
Legislative Committee Co-Chairs* Samantha Ruiz LCSW
Membership Committee Chair* OPEN
Development of New Professionals Committee Chair* Nikida Capasso, MSW, LCSW CTSP CCTP CMBSR
• Clinical Awards Program Coordinator Merin Wexler, LCSW
• Low Fee Supervision Program Coordinator Yvonne Silver Judge, LCSW
• Mentoring Program Coordinator Nikida Capasso MSW LCSW CTSP CCTP CMBSR
• Recent Graduate Support Program Coordinator Yvonne Silver Judge, LCSW
Newsletter Committee Chairs* OPEN
Nominating Committee Chair* Annette Deigh, MSW, LCSW
Patricia Isakowitz LCSW
Technology Committee Chair* Ned Hanover, MSW, LCSW
Professional Seminars Continuing Education Committee Chair* Lisa Correale, LCSW, NCPsyA
• Clinical Book Discussion Programs Coordinator Scott Cohen, MSW, LCSW
• Bucks County Programs Coordinator OPEN
• CE Cosponsorship Programs Coordinator Leda Sportolari, LCSW
Evening Shinerock, LCSW
• Chester County Programs Coordinator
Kanjana Hartshorne, MSW, LCSW, RYT500
• Coffee & Conversations Programs Coordinator OPEN
• Clinical Film Discussion Group Coordinators Laura Silverstein, LCSW
• Lancaster County Programs Coordinator Kelly Windle, LCSW
• Post Masters Programs Coordinator Leda Sportolari, LCSW
Professional Standards: Ethics & Licensing Committee Chair* Deborah Shain, MSS, LCSW, BCD
Sociocultural and Diversity Committee* OPEN
Special Interest Committee Chair* Kareemah Grossett, MSS, LCSW
• Agency Practice Subcommittee Coordinator Renee Cardone, LCSW
• LGBTQ Subcommittee Coordinator OPEN
• Private Practice Subcommittee Coordinator Kaity Bushinski, LCSW
• Social Workers of Color (SWOC) Subcommittee Coordinators Odessa Clarkson, MSW
Alva Johnson, MSSA, LSW
• Social Workers in Healthcare Subcommittee Coordinator OPEN
• Supervisors and Managers Coordinator Monica Gocial, LCSW
 Student Support & Membership Committee Chair* Aisha R. Shabazz, LCSW, MSS, MLSP

*Standing Committee Chairs are members of the PSCSW Board