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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 – 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 – Vacaville, CA I am someone who chose this career of working with ... Read More »

April Teleconferences: Earn CEUs

Treatment of Depression: Psychotherapy Works Too! Practice Teleconference(s) Exclusively for Sections Members Earn FREE CEUs | Click here to join Sections Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Register Now 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • Daniel Buccino, LCSW-C, BCD Moderator(s): • Karyn Walsh, ACSW, LCSW The place and power of psychotherapy as a safe and effective ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Social Workers Honor William C. Bell with the International Rhoda … – Biloxi, MS “For more than 25 years, William Bell has been a tireless advocate for the welfare of children and an exemplary representative of social work values,” says … The pain of it all Daily Inter Lake – Kalispell, MT The psychological aspects ... Read More »

Workforce Study: Social Workers and Educational Debt

In the Red: Social Workers and Educational Debt 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 ... Read More »