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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

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 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

Communicating Your Identity Strategically to Audiences on the Web and Beyond

For more information or to register go to:

Saturday May 31 10:00-12:30 and June 21 10:00-12:00

Jaycee Park 2405 Wade Ave Raleigh, NC 27607

Session 1

What is your identity saying about you? In this session, we'll discuss how to express your unique identity as a helping professional in strategic communication efforts. In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to: » Read more