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Staff Biographies

Melvin Wilson

As Manager of the Office of Workforce Development and Training, Mr. Wilson is responsible for analyzing the professional training and continuing education needs of NASW members and other credentialed social workers across the nation. During the course of his career, Mr. Wilson has held management positions with government and private sector organizations that serve the mentally ill, incarcerated youth and adults, persons living with HIV/AIDS, low-income families, adolescents and other similar service delivery areas. Mr. Wilson has extensive knowledge of (and experience with) the health/behavior health service delivery systems, criminal justice service delivery, organization structure and management, proposal writing; budget and fiscal management and the development of program policies and procedures. In addition, he has had hands on experience as a mental health clinician and direct service provider. Mr. Wilson is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Maryland and Virginia.