Clinical Practice

The Clinical Social Work Association offers its members a wide variety of professional support.  Our goal is to provide membership with up-to-date information on issues that will affect your practice in the public, private, and social sectors.  We strive to maintain relevant information in those areas of practice that directly impact you, including changes in Medicare and updates to HIPAA.

This section of the website gives you some examples of the kinds of articles and other practical tools that are available to you as a member of the CSWA.  We are constantly building our library of resources to include more detailed information that can assist you. 

We hope that you will find the information provided in this section useful and refer you to our Membership link for a more comprehensive review of the resources that are available to you as a member of our organization.  Our goal is to strengthen clinical social work as a profession and to provide a strong place for its growth and continued professional identity within the social work community.

Legislative Alerts

  • 03/27/2015 - 11:00am

     know many of you have been hearing about changes to Medicare payments and the SGR, and you may be wondering what it all means for LCSWs. Given the fact that the 158-page bill, HR 1470, now HR 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), was created last week and released yesterday, this preliminary analysis of the bill should not be considered complete. More information will be coming but this will give you a summary of what HR 2, will and will not do, if passed.