Welcome to the NASW-NYS Nassau Division

Join us in enhancing the profession, building strength, and advocating for the needs of social workers within Nassau county.

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The NASW-NYS Nassau Division meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm to discuss issues impacting the profession and share ideas on programs and initiatives that would best serve our members and community. All members, new and current, are welcome to drop by at any upcoming meeting!


Kari Tabag, PhD, LCSW-R

Nassau Division Director


Dr. Kari Tabag (she/her/siya), a Nassau County resident for most of her years, earned her Ph.D. and Master of Social Work degrees at Adelphi University’s Graduate School of Social Work, where she is also an adjunct professor. Dr. Tabag holds certifications in Field Instruction (SIFI), School Social Work, and is a school social worker with the NYC DOE. As a LCSW-R for 25 years, her private practice centers on racially diverse adolescents, families, and emerging adults. Dr. Tabag served as a social worker in a variety of roles including consultant, clinical social work supervisor, social work field instructor, social work field liaison, college mental health counselor, director of wellness, and dean of student services. Dr. Tabag is a member of the NASW-NYS the Diversity Committee and is featured in the NASW-NYS’s campaign "This is Social Work”. Dr. Tabag is a published author and was quoted in The NY Times, and The FilAm: A magazine for Filipino Americans in NY. Dr. Tabag’s public speaking presentations center on social work, microaggressions, systemic racism, and the promotion of social justice among racialized, marginalized, and oppressed communities.

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., University of Florida, 1995
Graduate Degree: M.S. W., Adelphi University, 1997

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