Advocating for Clinical Social Work since 1979

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

Annual Ethics Workshop

Register now!

Saturday April 16 from 9:00-12:00

Featuring a 2 hour presentation by Kim Strom-Gottfried, Ph.D. titled "Colleagues and Ethics: Am I My Co-Worker’s Keeper?"

UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work

This event offer 2 hours credit in ethics and is free to current members and we encourage you to invite other colleagues or fellow students who might want to attend.

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"Nuts and Bolts" of Entering the Field of Clinical Social Work

"Nuts and Bolts"
What you need to know before entering the Clinical Social Work Field

Monday April 4, 2016 10:00 am-12:00 pm

NC State University - Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough St. Ground Floor
(across from Bruegger’s Bagels)

Who Should Attend? MSW students and LCSWAs
Fee: Free event

Topics include:
1. What do I need to do to get my license?
2. Where and how do I begin looking for a job? » Read more

Emergency Referral Resources

Dear Members:
It is important for clinicians to know available services for clients in crisis. It is preferable to refer clients who are experiencing a mental health emergency to a more appropriate resource than the Emergency Department when more appropriate referrals exist. Crisis Solutions of NC has been working to identify alternatives to emergency rooms for clients in crisis. Please visit their website at for more information and resources in your local area.

Below is a link to a Mental Health Services Guide for Wake County from NAMI-Wake. » Read more

2016 Program Update

Mark your calendars for 2016 Program activities. More details will be forthcoming and registration information will be available as those details are confirmed. Updates will also be shared via email and list serve to our members, and posted on Facebook as well.

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