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Mentoring Inspires and Empowers New Clinicians

by: Joe Burke, LCSWA For new graduates, entering the workforce can be both exciting and anxiety provoking. Eager to apply our hard-earned knowledge, we usually have a preconceived idea...

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...

Keeping your cool in the age of Twitter, extremism, and that candidate.

        by Matt Kreiner, LCSWA Your work is stressful.  Your family situation is, too.  It’s hard to catch a headline or a minute of the evening...

The Future of NCSCSW

       by Ron Begley, LCSW “Who am I? Why am I here?” Admiral James Stockdale famously opened the vice presidential debate in 1992 by asking these questions....

Cautious Kudos for Ketamine – Part 1

by Elizabeth Guarnaccia, LCSW  In May of this year, NAMI sponsored a talk on a new clinic which opened in Raleigh in early July, called Ketamine Treatment Centers of...

Self-Care in a Caring Role

by Ron Begley, LCSW “How can you stand to listen to people’s problems all day?” It’s a question we are all asked at some point. I answer by patiently...