Alerts and Articles:
Breaking news on Private Practice and Managed Care. NASW members can join the Clinical Alert List for email alerts delivered directly to your inbox: email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Add Me to Clinical Alert List”
"Clinical Practice Today" Articles
"Clinical Practice Today" is produced by the Massachusetts Chapter of NASW and prints in the FOCUS newsletter. The past year's worth of "Clinical Practice Today" articles is available online.
"Practice Perspectives" Articles
"Practice Perspectives" is written by senior clinical staff at National NASW. Selected articles are available for reading on the NASW-MA website.
Disaster Resources for Social Workers and Clients (PDF) - April 2013
Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency or disaster strikes is a critical part of being prepared. This document is provided as a public service to social work professionals and the general public.
Helping Children Deal With Public Tragedies - January 2013
Information provided by the NASW Connecticut Chapter after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting.
Legal Issues Handbook for Social Workers (NASW-MA Publication)
Have you faced a legal issue in your private practice? Do you manage an agency in which legal concerns arise? This handbook covers a variety of topics including but not limited to confidentiality, clinical issues, professional liability and regulation of the profession, and litigation.
Private Practice Resource Packet (NASW-MA Publication)
This carefully compiled packet includes HIPAA forms, private practice forms, and essential information on a variety of subjects such as starting and maintaining a practice, record-keeping, confidential communications statute and exceptions, answers to frequently asked questions, and much more.
Social Work Licensing Exam Study Resource (NASW-MA Publication)
50 Sample Questions and Answers! The questions are authentic and the answers are complete with explanations. An invaluable resource on its own or as a supplement to the Licensing Test Prep Course.