Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health
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Social work practice incorporates knowledge of human behavior, sociology, psychiatry, psychology, and many other social science disciplines. Social work practice in behavioral health promotes well-being by preventing or intervening in mental illness, substance use, and other addictions.

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NASW Standards

Standards for Social Work Practice with Clients with Substance Use Disorders

Standards for Clinical Social Work in Social Work Practice

Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings

Practice Perspectives

NASW Practice Perspectives are valuable members-only resources that provide insight on trends affecting social work practice.

Professional Development

NASW Credentialing Center

The NASW Credentialing Center administers NASW Professional Social Work Credentials and NASW Advanced Practice Specialty Credentials.
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Specialty Practice Sections

The Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs SPS and the Mental Health SPS provide NASW members with free Continuing Education credits and up-to-date information on practice issues and trend.
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