Resources for Nursing Home Social Workers

Planning Committee Members

Mercedes Bern-Klug, MSW, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Iowa
School of Social Work and Aging & Longevity Studies Program

Robin Bonifas, MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
School of Social Work

Kim Cassie, PhD, MSSW
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee

Bob Connolly, MSW, LCSW-C
Consultant  (employed by CMS for 20 years)

Deirdre Downes, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Director
Jewish Home Lifecare, NYC

Paige Hector, LMSW
Clinical Educator & National Consultant
Arizona

 Jean C Munn, PhD, MSW 
Associate Professor
Florida State University

Hank Ranier, LCSW
Social Work and Activity National Consultant
Mississippi

Justine Retz
MSW student
University of Iowa

Kelsey Simons, PhD, MSW
 Baycrest, Rotman Research Institute, Adjunct Scientist

Catherine J. Tompkins, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor of Social Work
George Mason University