Behavioral Health Professional Development

CDC Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Training & Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Feb 14, 2018

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) affect individuals and families across social work practice settings and systems of care — but they can be prevented. Learn more about FASD, strategies for preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEP), and models for FASD-informed care. CDC offers free, online learning modules for busy practitioners who serve women who may be at risk of AEP, or individuals living with an FASD. Continuing education credits available.


Behavioral Mental Health: An Emerging Field of Service or an Oxymoron?

Social Work Journal

Jan 02, 2018

Proliferation in the use of the terminology around behavioral mental health suggests, on one hand, an emerging field of service that integrates psychiatric, substance abuse, and related services. On the other hand, this development also raises questions about the coherence of this approach. This review explores the history, definitional issues, current trends, and available data on the impact of this field.

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An Hour With Private Practice: Questions & Answers


Jan 01, 2018

NASW members, join your colleagues and NASW staff for a free question and answer session, held every third Wednesday of the month from January through November, from noon to 1 pm ET.


Credentials & Certifications


Being a credentialed social worker makes all the difference. Social workers who want recognition for their professional achievements and who want to unlock new career paths come to NASW for their credentials.


Mental Health Specialty Practice Section

This Specialty Practice Section offers NASW members who work helping people with emotional problems the opportunity for professional development and CE credits through live practice-specific webinars, newsletters, and more.


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