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Welcome to the South Carolina Chapter

Chapter Information

South Carolina Chapter (est. 2003)

Our chapter represents Case Management professionals who reside and/or work in the state of South Carolina.

Chapter Dues: NO chapter dues are required in addition to national dues for chapter membership.

By joining the South Carolina Chapter of the ACMA, you gain access to a collaborative network of individuals who are dedicated to the advancement of hospital/health system case management.

The SC chapter sponsors two key educational events annually, a spring and fall conference to discuss the many challenges and opportunities facing our state and hospital-based case management. In addition to providing education, these events provide an excellent opportunity for networking with case management colleagues on various issues and topics.

SC Board Members

President
Sherry Thornton RN, BSN, ACM-RN
President-Elect
Hope Turner DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC ,ACM-RN
Secretary
Ashley Hutto-Gaskins LMSW,ACM-SW
Treasurer
Jennifer Cooper LMSW, ACM-SW
Member-at-Large
Andrea Owens LMSW
Member-at-Large
Crystal Squires RN
Member-at-Large
Reeanna Henderson MBA-HM,BSN, CCM,CPC,CDIP
Member-at-Large
Christy Evans RN, BSN, ACM-RN
Member-at-Large
Lorene Godbold, LMSW
Chapter Board Mentor
Nancy Loeffler MHA, BSN, ACM-RN, CCM
Nominating Chair Past President
Katherine Watts LMSW, ACM-SW

Committee Chair

Education Committee
Lorene Godbold, Chair Annual
Membership Committee
Whitney Stillwell, Chair
Nominating Committee
Katherine Watts, Chair
Exhibitor Committee
Hope Turner, Chair
Social Media Committee
Rebekah Crooks, Chair


Get Involved!
The Chapter is always looking for members who are interested to serve on the following committees. Please send an email to our chapter email address or you can send us a message through the ACMA Contact Us tab on the web page. We love having member representation from across the state. 

Education Committee
Membership Committee
Exhibitor Committee
Social Media Committee

Chapter Email Address: ACMASCchapter@gmail.com 



CHAPTER OF MERIT

The Chapter of Excellence & Merit program defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

Annual Meeting

Join us at the 18th Annual South Carolina Chapter Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference on March 20, 2021.  During this one-day virtual event, you'll also have access to CE sessions, the virtual exhibit hall, and access to chat and network with exhibitors just like you would at an in-person event! 

Elections

Congratulations to our newly elected officers. They will begin serving on May 1, 2021

Secretary - Shelley Stone, LMSW, Anmed Health Medical Center

Members-at-Large - Michele Sizemore, RN, MSN Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital; Belinda McGilvray, RN McLeod Regional Medical Center; Cynthia Holmes, LBSW, MHA, ACM-SW Blue Cross Blue Shield and Lorene Godbold, LMSW McLeod Regional Medical Center



Join Us On Social Media


Follow our chapter on Facebook.

Join our private Facebook Group to connect to case management professionals in your area, discuss important topics related to case management and transitions of care, find resources, stay on top of chapter and national events, and more.


ACMA Announcements
Register for the ACMA 2021 National Conference by April 21 to save $150 on registration fees! Plus, you'll receive access to a bonus session, presented by Dr. Vikram Patel on the topic of "Reimagining Mental Health Care."
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The American Case Management Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Bober, MHA, ACM-RN to Senior Vice President. Bober joined ACMA as Vice President of Practice Development in January of last year, leading ACMA’s certification services, oversight of the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM), the Transitions of Care Standards of Practice and served as a clinical resource for content development. At the onset of the pandemic, Ms. Bober was instrumental in developing vital resources and tools for case management professionals to help educate practitioners in the areas of legislative updates, COVID-19 protocols, emergency preparedness and self-care. Read More >>>
ACMA is committed to keeping you informed about our actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay up to date via the ACMA COVID-19 Resource Center where you will find helpful information, members-only resources and guidance for case management and transitions of care specific to this evolving situation. We encourage you to visit the resource center and to lean on ACMA as your trusted source during this time of uncertainty. Thank you for your work in your communities and for all you are doing to address this pandemic. Access ACMA COVID-19 Resource Center >>>
ACMA has just released a new comprehensive crisis response tool designed specifically for care management and transitions of care. The PiVoT™ Crisis Management Guide identifies key strategies and provides step-by-step guidance in the areas of communication, staffing, system involvement, discharge planning, patient advocacy and staff resilience. Member discounts are available. Learn More >>>
ACMA is proud to announce the election of three new members to our National Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming Matthew Chappell, LCSW, ACM-SW, Jay Larrosa, MSN, PHN, RN-BC, ACM-RN and Jacqueline Moore, MSW, LCSW-C, RN, ACM-SW. Thank you to each of the candidates who were willing to run for election. ACMA continues to be fortunate in having many qualified professionals who can and are willing to volunteer their leadership expertise. Read the Full Press Release >>>
ACMA's podcast dedicated to case management and transitions of care professionals begins its second season on March 16, 2021. Care Transitions Today brings together thought leaders from around the country for frank, meaningful conversations about contemporary issues facing case managers. Season one is currently available on all major podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes from season two. Learn more about Care Transitions Today.>>>
The home address of the ACMA National Office has changed. Our new physical address is 40 Rahling Circle, Little Rock, AR 72223. All phone and email contact information remain the same. Read the announcement >>>
The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers. Case Management Administrator Certification (CMAC) validates the competency of case management administrators, managers and aspiring leaders and promotes professional practice standards. If you are not yet certified, we encourage you to apply and enhance your professional practice by putting a credential after your name. The application deadline is May 15 in order to test in July-September 2021. ACM >>> CMAC >>>
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