Going into private practice can be an exciting venture! It can also be an extremely stressful one. You will be able to set your own hours, be your own boss, and enjoy all the liberties that come along with it. However, you will also be subjected to some of stresses and challenges that come for working for yourself. To help clinicians get started on the process of branching out into private practice, this blog will be dedicated to many of the components you will need to think through.
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.
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Anxious about picking a clinical specialty? Before you go further, here are three questions to ask yourself to help make the decision a little easier.
It’s likely you have what it takes to pass the Social Work exam. Though passing the licensed clinical social work exam gets you licensed, there is a learning curve when it comes to actual practice.