Welcome to PSCSW

The Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) was established in 1971 to promote and advance specialization of clinical practice within the social work profession. It is an organization of clinical social workers who practice in a variety of settings including family agencies, mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, medical facilities, geriatric settings, schools, and private practice throughout Pennsylvania.

What is CSW? | Meet the Board | Meet the Program Coordinators | Legislative Issues

Legislative Update - HB 1415 - Action Needed Immediately

As you know, HB 1415 has been referred to the Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee where it is currently waiting for movement to be voted on by the Senate. It is important that you not only contact your senator, but also contact Senators Tomlinson & Boscola to move the bill.
Click here on how you can help to move the bill forward.

PSCSW Annual Dinner

Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Time: 6 pm - 7 pm - Cocktail Hour (cash bar) & hors d'oeuvres
7 pm - 9:30 pm Program & Dinner | 2 CEs
Location: Germantown Cricket Club, 411 West Manheim Street, Philadelphia 19144

Guest Speaker: Valerie M. Daniel, MSW, PhD, LCSW

Incorporating True Diversity in the Life of PSCSW: Moving beyond the conversation to intentional intersectionality

For more information and to register click here.

Student Awards Program is Accepting Papers!

The PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence were established by the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work to acknowledge the outstanding clinical work of students. The Awards are presented annually to students who submit a paper for review by distinguished judges. The program is open to all graduating Masters of Social Work students in Pennsylvania. The Awards program is dedicated to four distinguished PSCSW leaders who have provided inspiration for future clinicians: Patricia Burland, Mary Montague, Judith Kasser, and Anna Wiggins.

The deadline for submission is April 17, 2017.

Please link to Student Awards Program for more information including application procedure; application form; and submission guidelines.