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  1. Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way
    Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way

    After obtaining their license, many social workers go on to practice therapy of related clinical work for clients, either in agencies or in private practice.  While this is the traditional professional route for social workers, your social work license is extremely versatile and getting your license doesn’t limit you to working in a traditional therapeutic capacity. 

    If you’ve received or are considering getting your social work license and want to work in a field other than therapy, you have additional options.

  2. New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.
  3. Are We Addicted to Our Smartphones, or Something Else?
    Are We Addicted to Our Smartphones, or Something Else?

    Addicted to technology? Could it be that we are taking our human need for social interaction to the extreme? 

  4. 7 Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue
    7 Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

    You are a giver, helper, and nurturer by nature. Now that you have found your career path, it’s essential that you take care of yourself so that you can provide the best care.