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Train Now to Deploy as a Los Angeles Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer

Train Now to Deploy as a Los Angeles Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer

Become a Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer!

Visit www.redcross.org/volunteer

 

 

 

 

New Practice Alert!

Ther is a new practice alert that informs clinical social work providers of the impending Medicare number changes for beneficiaries beginning April 1, 2018.

http://www.socialworkers.org/assets/secured/documents/practice/Clinical/PRA-FL-45717.MedicareCodeChangesFL.pdf.

This change will impact reimbursement for clinical social workers who will need to provide new Medicare numbers on their claim forms in order to avoid payment denials.

Red Cross Initiating Direct Deployment for DMH Volunteers: Call to Action

The tremendous and lingering impact of Hurricane Harvey storm will call for even more deployments of volunteers including Disaster Mental Health (DMH) volunteers to meet the needs of the clients.

If you are available to deploy, this is possible through the Direct Deployment Process. Professionals who are DMH-eligible (but not currently Red Crossers) ..Read More…

NASW Practice Alert 

 

NASW has published a new practice alert informing clinical social work providers of the impending Medicare number changes for beneficiaries beginning April 1, 2018. The change will impact reimbursement for clinical social workers who will need to provide new Medicare numbers on their claim forms in order to avoid payment denials.

For details, please ..Read More…

Efforts to Protect Health Care Continue Throughout August Recess! 

 

NASW is an active member of the Families USA Protect Our Care Coalition and Families USA has compiled a recess toolkit for information about local events AND town halls, sample letters to the editor and questions to ask members of Congress:

August Recess Tool Kit(Families USA) Questions to Ask Members of Congress: ..Read More…

We Need YOU to Take BBS Survey

The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) is conducting a survey of BBS registrants and licensees, as well as behavioral health agency directors. This survey is voluntary and anonymous. The purpose of the survey is:

To gather information about different types of work settings in which clinical services (assessment, diagnosis and/or treatment) are provided; and, To ..Read More…

Standards of Technology in Social Work Practice Released

 

NASW and the Association of Social Work Boards, Council on Social Work Education, and Clinical Social Work Association have released Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice to address social workers’ use of electronic technology.

The new standards offer guidance on how to provide information to the public; design and deliver services; ..Read More…

Nominations Wanted: Recognize Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Submit your nominations and applications for the 2018 Circle of Life Awards by August 14, 2017. The award honors innovative programs in palliative and end-of-life care in hospices, hospitals, health care systems, long-term care facilities, and other direct service settings. Shine a light on programs and organizations that can serve as ..Read More…

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