Category Archives: Licensing

Update on Licensing: Reports from State Agencies Show Significant Challenges as Exemptions from Licensing Law End in 2013

Message from the Executive Director When NASW-NYC set out to draft legislation for social work licensing in the early 1990s, a guiding vision was that clients who received services needed to be assured that agency staff were properly educated and … Continue reading

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When Social Work is a Felony

Editor’s Note:  This is a repost from Mr. Nocenti’s op-ed piece in the NY Daily News, from January 29, 2012.  You can access the original posting directly by clicking here. Recently, I was speaking with a colleague who runs a … Continue reading

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NASW Working for the Profession

A Piece of Good News but Major Challenges in Social Work in New York Today • More Social Workers Obtaining Their LCSW • A Sea Change In How Social Workers Are Employed In Mental Health Clinics • Governor’s Medicaid Redesign Team Could … Continue reading

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How I Passed the NYS LMSW Exam, 4 Years Post-Grad

Useful tips based on personal experience. Ammu Prashantini, LMSW Staff, NASW-NYC Four years ago I graduated with my MSW degree from what is now known as the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.  My method was in Community … Continue reading

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