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.

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PSCSW Annual Meeting
Friday, November 3rd
All are welcome!

Join PSCSW for this great opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with old friends, enjoy a member presentation and get a CE!

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

6 pm to 7 pm - Cocktail hour (cash bar) and hors d'oeuvres
7 pm to 10 pm - Program with a Continental Dinner served

PSCSW Welcomes Students to Attend!
$50 per person / $20 per Transitional Member / $15 per Student & Student Member

Presentation: Fostering Resilience in Our Clients and Ourselves
Presenter: Joanne Fleisher, LCSW

Location: Germantown Cricket Club, 411 West Manheim Street, Philadelphia 19144

Click here to register.


How Connections Heal When the Culture Hurts
Maureen Walker, PhD

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 9 am - 1 pm | 4 CEs
Location: Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA 19096
Register online here or click here for mail-in registration.

2018 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 Monday, April 16, 2018.

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