Use this confidential and anonymous search tool to find treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Sharon Dietsche, ACSW, DCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Alcohol use during pregnancy is a leading preventable cause of birth defects
and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
Disorders (FASD)—the general term that encompasses the range of life-long adverse cognitive, behavioral and physical effects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure—affects up to 1 in 20 children in the U.S., and is disproportionately present among youth in foster care and juvenile justice systems. Recent resources for social work practitioners to enhance their understanding, competency and practice skills around FASD are included.
These standards are based on the consensus of expert health care social workers from across the country and are designed to enhance social workers' knowledge to work effectively in health care settings, within the current context of the health care environment.
Nancy L. Sidell
This publication outlines the importance of developing effective social work documentation skills. The new edition helps practitioners build writing skills in a variety of settings. New materials include updates on current practice issues such as electronic case recording and trauma-informed documentation.
Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW
Though case management has been integral to social work since the founding of the social work profession, the practice of case management has changed greatly over the past century. NASW's standards for social work case management revised in 2013, reflect this evolving context and reinforce the social work profession's leadership role in case management. The practice perspective includes case examples illustrating how the revised standards may be applied with a variety of client populations across practice settings.