Fall Workshop big success.

NCSCSW is a professional organization specifically for clinical social workers. We promote high standards of professional education, ethical practice and achievement. It is our goal to increase the expertise of the clinical social worker by providing education through workshops, presentations and courses. We also desire to protect the mental health consumer, maintain quality service and promote consumer choice in selecting mental health professionals.

News & Updates

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Client's Sex Life, But Were Afraid to Ask! Beginning the Clinical Conversation

Our patients’ sex life can be a window into much of their inner world as well as aspects of their relationships.  Sexual desire enlivens individuals and bonds couples.  Talking to patients about this intimate subject can deepen our work and yet we often don't know when or why to bring it up.  As clinicians, we might feel limited by the degree of our own erotic experiences, our comfort level with this intimate subject or our knowledge about resolving sexual problems. » Read more

DSM 5 Implementation

From NC DMA: DSM-5 Implementation
The Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released in May 2013. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will fully implement DSM-5 coding requirement effective August 1, 2014.

Thus, DSM-5 codes will be required for all dates of services beginning August 1, 2014 and going forward. » Read more

Membership Survey

The Membership and Program Committees have issued a survey to collect data for future planning and resource allocation. Your input into these decisions is critical. Please take a moment to complete the survey...it was sent via email this morning.

If for some reason you did not get the email, let us know and then complete the survey using this link:

Thank you very much for your participation.

2014 Election - Did you return your ballot yet?

Members have until June 1st to mail in their ballots to elect new board members. There are also still openings for Communications Committee Chair, Membership Committee Chair, and Member at Large for this upcoming term. Members can write in a member name for one of these positions. If you are a member and did not receive a ballot in the mail, please contact Wayne Townsend at adminncscsw [dot] org