Clinical Social Work Professional Development

Engaging and Working with the Hard-to-Reach Client

Continuing education webinar | Available on demand

May 09, 2022

Credits: 1.5 Clinical Social Work

NOTE: This webinar contains strong language; viewer discretion is advised.

This webinar will address the dynamics and skills of engaging and working with hard-to-reach individuals, families, and groups. The client(s) often face a "first decision" - whether or not to accept the need for help and to accept the worker. Discussion will include dealing with denial in the beginning phase of work, confronting authority issues with mandatory clients (or semi-voluntary clients), creating conditions of trust and safety and challenging the "illusion of work. Process recording examples will be used to illustrate the principles with a range of client populations and problems.

 

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Professional Impairment, Burnout, and Ethics: What Social Workers Need to Know During the Pandemic

Continuing education webinar | Available on demand

May 09, 2022

Credits: 1 Ethics

This webinar provides social workers with an ethical understanding regarding the importance of self-care during this pandemic and to provide you with strategies both in a professional setting and non professional setting to assist in early recognition and prevention of burnout. Get self-care strategies to promote your own self-care during the pandemic, because burnout impacts both work and overall health.

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Family Therapy During a Global Pandemic

NASW Webinar

Nov 20, 2020

For many, the global crisis has triggered not only a personal family crisis but also an opportunity and willingness to address unhealed wounds and engage in family therapy as never before.

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An Hour With Private Practice: Questions & Answers

Jan 02, 2020

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

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The Religiosity and Spiritual Beliefs and Practices of Clinical Social Workers: A National Survey

Social Work Journal

Jan 02, 2018

This article describes the religious and spiritual beliefs and practices among a national sample of 426 licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs). Given the significant role LCSWs’ intrinsic religiosity plays in whether or not they consider clients’ religion and spirituality as it relates to practice, it is critical that the profession best understands current LCSWs’ religious and spiritual beliefs, and in what ways these mirror or contrast those of the clients whom they serve. NASW members, sign in to read this article.

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Documenting for Medicare: Tips for Clinical Social Workers

NASW | Leadership Ladders

May 01, 2012

Medicare requires providers to document all activities and interventions performed for a Medicare beneficiary. These services include office visits, telephone calls, consultations, and referrals. Documenting services for a Medicare beneficiary is an important tool validating that services were performed. It also reveals the ongoing professional activities of a clinical social worker.

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