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Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.


Updates: Southern WV Branch Ethics Workshop, Election Results, 2019 Call for Proposals


Southern WV Branch Ethics Workshop & Meeting

Nov. 28 in Beckley. The event is free but seating is limited. Register now

Marie Newcomb-Lewis is Chapter President

We are pleased to announce the result of the 2017 Chapter Election. Please join us in welcoming M. Marie Newcomb-Lewis as the newly elected Chapter President, and in thanking the candidates and the Chapter Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification for their time and work on our behalf.

About M. Marie Newcomb-Lewis, MSW, LICSW, ACSW, LPC, Beckley

M. Marie Newcomb-Lewis, MSW, LICSW, ACSW, LPC, has been elected as President of the NASW West Virginia Chapter. Her term of office begins immediately. She will serve as President of the Board of Directors from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.

Ms. Newcomb-Lewis recently joined the faculty of Concord University Social Work Program. She previously served a Team Leader for the Behavioral Science Center at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital and as a Field Placement Instructor and as Adjunct Faculty for the Concord University MSW Program.

She earned a Master of Social Work degree from West Virginia University in 1982 and is a member of the NASW Academy of Certified Social Workers. In addition, she is licensed as an Independent Clinical Social Worker by the West Virginia Board of Social Work, and as a West Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor.

Marie has served as Co-chair of the Ethics Committee for Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital and is a member of the WV Ministry of Advocacy and Workcamps, Inc. Board of Directors. She has previously served as the NASW WV Chapter Beckley Branch Leader and as the Southern Regional Representative to the NASW WV Chapter Board of Directors.