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ICYMI: “Becoming a Clinical Social Worker”

By: Kay Atchison, LCSW NCSCSW co-sponsored with NCAAPCSW a workshop on “Becoming a Clinical Social Worker”. This was an event about clinical social work with 4 panelists from different...

What Does it Mean to Create a Trans-Affirming Practice? Part Two

by: Tavi Hancock Hawn, LCSW Part 2 (Making the time commitment to truly create an affirming practice): Your trans clients will be navigating front desk staff, forms, intake interviews,...

ICYMI: Ethical Considerations in Working with African American Clients

by: Jennifer Freifeld, LCSW   Dr. April Harris-Britt delivered a critically important message to all who attended her ethics workshop: Ethical Considerations in Working with African American Clients. She...

What Does it Mean to Create a Trans-Affirming Practice?

By: Tavi Hancock Hawn, LCSW Part 1 (Visual representation): We see a lot of providers now advertising as “safe”, “accepting”, “lgbtq-friendly” or “trans-friendly” clinicians, practices, and offices. While that’s...

What You Need to Know About Technology Assisted Therapy

Many people would like to be able to expand their practices and the clients they serve. Providing sessions via video or telephone is an appealing option to accomplish this....

SWM17: Social Workers Stand Up!

SWM17: Social Workers Stand Up By Julia Harr, LSCSWA Happy Social Work Month! This year’s theme from the NASW of “Social Workers Stand Up!” is a call to action...

Women’s March: What’s Next?

Women’s March: What Next? By: Julia Harr, LCSWA The Women’s March may be the largest organized protest in US History with an estimated three million participants nationwide. Women and...

Websites: Symbol of Change, Fear and Growth.

by Katherine Broadway, Mdiv, LPC Today, I am publishing a new website. This event marks a major accomplishment in my life and work. It has been months in design and years...

Girls and Sex

by Elizabeth Harrison, MDIV MSW LCSW Talking to teenagers is hard work – especially for parents. But being a teenager is perhaps even more difficult. I have a theory...

Highlights of the Essentials of Private Practice Conference

by Patty Key,  LCSW  I recently attended the NASW conference “The Essentials of Private Practice” which was delivered by NCSCSW member, Laurie Conaty, LCSW, LCAS.    There was a wealth...