Welcome to the web page of the Queens Chapter of the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work. The Queens Chapter covers Queens County (the Borough of Queens in New York City).
The Queens Chapter Board convenes at Holliswood Hospital one Sunday per month during the academic year (September - June). After the Board meeting, light refreshments are served while members of the Chapter engage in networking. The monthly education program follows, thereafter, for approximately 90 minutes. The Queens Chapter also conducts, periodically, educational programs in the late afternoons or evenings on weekdays. You can check the Queens Chapter Calendar on the Society website to get information about our Chapter meetings, educational programs and other activities.
The Queens Chapter has Education, Membership, Mentorship, Vendorship and Website Committees. If you have any questions about a committee or wish to join a committee, you may contact the committee’s chairperson listed below. You may check the Queens Chapter Calendar for information about committee meetings and programs.
We welcome you to attend our monthly Chapter meetings, educational programs and other activities, to learn about the Society and the Queens Chapter, to join with us and to participate actively in Queens Chapter activities.
Contact the Chapter
President: Fred Sacklow, MSW, LCSW
President: Fred Sacklow, MSW, LCSW
Secretary: Lynne O'Donnell, MSW, LCSW
Treasurer: Fred Sacklow, MSW, LCSW
Chapter Advisor: Debbie L. Kaplan, MSW, LCSW, BCD
The Education Committee plans, organizes and implements the Chapter’s monthly educational programs which are presented after the monthly Chapter meetings. For further information about the Education Committee or to volunteer to serve on this committee, you may contact the committee chairperson.
The membership committee works on attracting new members to the Society and to provide opportunities for networking among members of the Chapter. For further information about the Membership Committee or to volunteer to serve on this committee, you may contact the committee chairperson.
The Mentorship Committee provides opportunities for MSW students, recent MSW graduates and MSW members who are early in their clinical social work careers to partake in mentorship groups where they can network, discuss topics pertinent to their development as clinical social workers and can receive guidance, support, nurturance and advice to further their professional development as clinical social workers. For further information about the Mentorship Committee, to join a mentorship group or to volunteer to serve on this committee or to lead a mentorship group you may contact the committee chairperson.
Vendorship and Managed Care Committee
The Vendorship Committee provides information and consultation to assist members of the Chapter in dealing with managed care and other vendorship issues. The chairperson of the Vendorship Committee is a member of the Society's Vendorship Committee, which organizes the Society vendorship related activities. For further information about the Vendorship Committee or to volunteer to serve on this committee, you may contact the committee chairperson.
Shirley Sillekens, MSW, LCSW, BCD
The Website Committee makes sure that the Society’s website remains current and responsive to the needs of the Society. Each chapter has a chapter website coordinator who is a member of the Society’s Website Committee and is responsible to enter their chapter’s news and events onto their chapter’s web page on the Society website. If you have any chapter news to be placed on the Queens Chapter web page or any chapter events to be placed on the Queens Chapter Calendar on the Society website you may contact the chapter website coordinator.
Fred Sacklow, MSW, LCSW
Review this chapter's newsletters (if any) within the list of documents.