Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Health Services Officer Professional Advisory Committee

Welcome to the SWPAG Page

Social Work Professional Advisory Group (SWPAG) functions in a resource and advisory capacity to assist in the development, coordination, training and evaluation of activities related to the social work professional discipline in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS). Its purpose and mission is to provide sound information and recommendations through the PAC to the Chief Health Services Professional Officer on those discipline specific and related matters that impact social workers in the USPHS.

We achieve our mission by accomplishing the following objectives:

  • Identifying issues of interest and facilitating the resolution of concerns as they relate to uniformed social workers
  • Assessing the professional development needs of social work officers and developing strategies and opportunities to meet them
  • Promoting all aspects of social work throughout the OPDIVS and agency programs of the USPHS
  • Recognizing the professional excellence, leadership and officership of one social worker at the annual USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium

We believe that you will find the following links helpful and welcome your questions, comments and involvement.

Page Last Modified on 3/2/2022

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