When A Clinical Social Worker in Solo or Group Practice Dies

Mirean Coleman, MSW, LICSW, CT

Clinical Social Work

Practice Updates

2009

NASW has received numerous telephone calls from co-workers and family members of NASW members seeking assistance with the estate of a clinical social worker in solo or group practice who has died. In many situations, death and disability occur unexpectedly; therefore, it is important for clinical social workers to prepare their private practice for such circumstances by preparing a professional will. Doing so allows for a smooth transition of services for patients during a difficult period and provides important guidance for the person designated to close the practice and resolve paperwork.

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