Clinical Social Workers and 5010: Frequently Asked Questions

Mirean Coleman, MSW, LICSW, CT

Clinical Social Work

Practice Perspective


Since the release of the recent Practice Perspective, Clinical Social Workers Be Aware: Version 5010 is Coming (Fall, 2011), many clinical social workers have contacted NASW with questions. This Practice Perspective responds to frequently asked questions by NASW members who are preparing for compliance with the 5010 deadline of January 1, 2012. Members with additional questions may send an e-mail to

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