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Social Work in the News – May 9, 2008

News Source: Google News Congressional candidates square off KeepMEcurrent.com – Scarborough, ME Brennan, a licensed clinical social worker and a lifelong educator, said his priorities if elected include immediately ending our country’s military … UA handles complexities for patients Arizona Daily Star – Tucson, AZ … an innovative program at the University of Arizona, where doctors, attorneys and social workers ... Read More »

Overview of Survey Participants – National Study of Licensed Social Workers

Overview of Survey Participants The 2004 benchmark national study of licensed social workers provided a wealth of information about social workers’ roles and work environments. The study also raised new questions about the social work workforce that required further exploration. Although the 2004 findings pointed to a looming shortage of licensed social workers, there was still much to learn about ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 6, 2008

News Source: Google News Case managers, social workers shine in patients’ hospital care [4 … NewsOK.com (subscription) – Oklahoma City, OK Yet, the star performers for older patients often involve personnel rarely heard of but vitally important: case managers and social workers. … Lost Boy earns degree in social work from Western Michigan U Chicago Tribune – United States Chol, ... Read More »

The 2nd IFSW Photo Competition

The 2nd IFSW “Social Work: Making a World of Difference” Photo Competition Be a part of this competition by entering a photo that captures the theme of Social Work: Making a World of Difference. A panel of Social Workers will shortlist 25 photos which will be exhibited at the International IFSW Conference in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, August 16-19, 2008. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 2, 2008

News Source: Google News Social worker thrives on empowering others South Bend Tribune – South Bend, IN Smith recently talked with Tribune correspondent Jennifer Ochstein about how she became interested in social work. I am committed to two home visits per … Social worker Truong Hong Tam plays with several of her adopted … Thanh Nien Daily – Ho Chi ... Read More »

New 2008 CPT Codes Available for Use by Clinical Social Workers

Practice Update This practice update discusses the new Medical Team Conferences CPT Codes and the Behavior Change Intervention CPT Codes that became effective January 1, 2008. There are a total of six new codes available for use by clinical social workers when filing a claim form for psychotherapy services rendered. The codes are copyrighted by the American Medical Association and ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 30, 2008

News Source: Google News Opposites attract Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Pittsburgh, PA She is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Service. … MSU student wins essay competition on preventing genocide News-Leader.com – Springfield, MO Schmidt, a senior social work major from Camdenton, Mo., submitted an editorial piece, “Waiting ... Read More »

Urgent Need For Clinical Social Workers And Agencies Who Are Medicare Providers

Clinical Social Work Practice Update Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT Senior Policy Associate April 2008 Since 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been developing quality measures to improve the quality of services performed by Medicare providers. Three quality measures were developed and approved for use by clinical social workers in 2008; and four additional quality measures have ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 25, 2008

News Source: Google News Thrisis, the thirtysomething meltdown, when … Chattanooga Times Free Press – Chattanooga, TN Larry Wentworth, a licensed clinical social worker who has his own psychotherapy practice in Chattanooga, said a thrisis is very different than a mid-life … Respect the social workers TheReporter.com – Vacaville, CA I am someone who chose this career of working with ... Read More »