Professional Development

“Key Developments in Medicare Telehealth Options During COVID-19” Webinar From March 23rd Free To View For NASW Members

“Key Developments in Medicare Telehealth Options During COVID-19” Webinar From March 23rd Free To View For NASW Members

This webinar provides an update on guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on enhanced telehealth (including teletherapy) options for Medicare beneficiaries during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The webinar provides the following:

•A detailed overview of CMS’ guidance
•Implications for licensed clinical social work practice
•Implications for commercial insurer telehealth reimbursement
•Suggested resources ..Read More…

New Practice Perspective on HBAI Codes

A new practice perspective was recently posted on NASW’s website:  

New Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention CPT Codes
https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=hhJ51C8bEHc=&portalid=0

Health Behavior Assessment and Intervention (HBAI) CPT Codes identify and address the psychological, psychosocial, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and interpersonal factors important to the assessment, treatment, and management of physical health problems.  Some health insurers reimburse clinical ..Read More…

NASW-CA Online Program: New Free Telehealth Online Course

Telehealth: California Social Work Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-CEUs) is available and free!

The 40% discount for Social Work Month ends March 31, 2020

View New Free Telehealth Course now.

View Course Catalog now. BBS News: March 2020 – Pearson Vue suspends licensure testing. www.pearsonvue.com

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Behavioral Health Social Workers “Healing the Whole Person” Brochures Available From NASW Press

Social workers are the largest group of behavioral health providers in the country. This brochure explores the knowledge and skills required of behavioral health social work practitioners and the varied settings in which they work. It is a useful guide for organizations, patients, and families.

There is a new product available from the NASW Press.  ..Read More…

JOIN US For Our Next Monthly Virtual Peer Support Group Meeting on April 13th!

NASW-CA’s Virtual Peer Support Group meets once every month! If you have questions, and would benefit from peer support regardless of the area you’re in, join us for our next meeting! We’ll be meeting on April 13th, 2020, from 7pm-8pm!

Register by going to www.naswca.org! Go to Events tab on the right side of ..Read More…

FREE WEBINAR On March 23, 2020: Key Developments in Medicare Telehealth Options During COVID-19

This webinar will provide an update on guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on enhanced telehealth (including teletherapy) options for Medicare beneficiaries during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The webinar will provide:

•A detailed overview of CMS’ guidance
•Implications for licensed clinical social work practice
•Implications for commercial insurer telehealth reimbursement
•Suggested resources ..Read More…

SAVE THE DATE -“Navigating the Licensing Process” Virtual Webinar On April 6th, 2020!

Join us for a virtual California licensure workshop. Navigating the California LCSW process can be confusing and overwhelming. If you are a student ready to graduate, a new professional accruing hours, or a supervisor wanting to brush up on requirements – please join! Our webinars are always FREE FOR MEMBERS.

Please register at the ..Read More…

MARCH 16, 2020: Deadline For Annual Conference Presenter Proposals Fast Approaching

Social Workers! The deadline is approaching for annual conference presenter proposals. It is March 16, 2020.

Please email Cheryl Raynak at craynak.naswca@socialworkers.org to submit your proposal or if you have any questions prior to submitting.

Join Us at the Statewide School Health Conference May 14th & 15th

Learn about the latest school health programs – including for mental health, substance use, reproductive health, and youth leadership – at the 2020 California School-Based Health Conference: A Shared Vision for Healthy Students in Sacramento on May 14-15. Network and learn from school health experts from across the state. Attendees can also participate in advocacy ..Read More…

Announcement: OSHPD’s Healthcare Workers Development Division Announces Scholarships and Loan Forgiveness Programs for 2020

The Healthcare Workforce Division (HWDD) administers programs that improve access to health care in underserved areas of California. The  programs support individual students and graduates with scholarships and/or loan repayment, and educational training programs that show a commitment to increasing the number of primary care healthcare providers in California. HWDD acts as the State’s Primary Care Office (PCO) ..Read More…

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