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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Legislation Update - HB 455

March 21, 2017

Dear PSCSW Member,

House Bill 445 was reported out of the House Professional Licensure Committee on a unanimous vote, with no debate. It will now go to the floor of the House and then to the Appropriations Committee.

More news to come...

Thank you for your support! If you have any questions, please contact me at ccathf@comcast.net

Carol Henning-Franczyk, LSW, ACSW
Legislative Chair. PSCSW

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.