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


COVID-19 HIPAA Privacy and Telehealth Guidance

All clinical social workers are advised to read this:

COVID-19 HIPAA Privacy and Telehealth Guidance


PSCSW Mission Statement

The Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work, in accordance with our Social Work Code of Ethics and Values, provides support to Social Work professionals and graduate students with accessible resources to advance knowledge and education, enhance direct practice skills, build community and advocate for the Social Work profession and broader social justice issues.


PSCSW Winter Educational Conference

Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century: New Problems, New Strategies

Presented by Dr. Kenneth J. Doka 

When: Saturday, November 14th from 9am-12pm
Where: Your Home Using Zoom Platform

Register Here

PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence Winners

Alexander Rothman won First Prize for his paper: "Holding the Object through Absence: Relational Social Work around Trauma and Loss."
Ann Thacker won Second Prize for her paper: "Grief in the Countertransference: A Clinical Case Study."
Alicia Chatterjee won Third place for her paper: "College Counseling Social Work: A Case Study in Social Justice and Person-In-Environment Practice"