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CLINICAL SOCIAL
WORK ASSOCIATION
The National Voice of Clinical Social Work
IDENTITY | INTEGRITY | PARITY

Strengthening IDENTITY . . . When is the last time you called yourself a licensed clinical social worker?

  • YOU are part of the largest group of professional mental health clinicians. 
  • YOU deliver Bio-Psych-Social Assessment and psychotherapy services and supportive services for children, teens, adults, couples, and families.
  • WE are your voice working to protect the future of the clinical social work profession at the national level.

None of us can do it alone . . . together WE can make a difference.

Preserving INTEGRITY . . Who is protecting the core values of the profession?

  • LCSWs maintain and enforce ethical professional standards.
  • CSWA unites the profession in the delivery of high-quality psychotherapy, counseling, and related services.

Advocating PARITY . . . Where do we sit in the world of mental health?

  • CSWA is working to implement mental health parity within the healthcare delivery system.
  • CSWA strives to ensure fairness of pay for all licensed clinical social workers.

CSWA Affiliated State Societies

Alabama Society for Clinical Social Work | Arizona Society for Clinical Social Work | California Society for Clinical Social Work | Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work | Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work | Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work | Idaho Society for Clinical Social Work | Kentucky Society for Clinical Social Work | Minnesota Society for Clinical Social Work | Missouri Society for Clinical Social Work | New York State Society for Clinical Social Work | North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work | Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work | South Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work | Texas Society for Clinical Social Work | Virginia Society for Clinical Social Work | Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work

aCCESS Newsletter

aCCESS Newsletter is a member benefit.  

Current Issue

President’s Report 
CSWA Summit Report: CSWA 2015 State Affiliate Summit  
MEMBER PROFILE: MARSHA WINEBURGH 
Practice Management: private practice is serious business 
Practice Mangament: amending and correcting records
Clinical Focus: Batterer’s Intervention Programs
Clinical Focus: Differentiating Ego And Self 

Legislative Alerts

PQRS PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT

You will start receiving your 2014 bonus in the near future if you complied with PQRS that year.  If you did not comply, you will receive a notice of “negative payment adjustment” or a 2% decrease in Medicare payments for 2016 reimbursement.

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Clinical Dialog

FACE TIME: POSSIBILITIES?

This provocative article left me wondering about the ramifications of online therapy?  Entering the client's environment is certainly intimate but does it present challenges as well as opportunities.  Log in to read more.

ELDER ABUSE

With a growing aging population new concerns may be brought by clients regarding how to assess and handle elder abuse.  The following article is direct and clear in terms of what to look for and what can and what cannot be done.  Looking at both abuse and neglect can help us to honor our mandate and to help those clients for whom this is more and more relevant. Log in to read more.

ETHICAL PARENTING

Helping our clients with tough decisions is a big part of the work we do daily.  In today's competitive environment dilemmas arise with frequency.  Do we concern ourselves only with our child's advantage or should we consider the commuities needs.  Log in to read more.


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