Practice Information

Private Practice Professionals Resource

What do you do if you are retiring from private practice? How do you get on Managed Care Panels? How do you ethically market yourself as a Private Practitioner?

Online Practice Resource Guide

Find the answers to these questions and more. NASW has created a page with links to articles for many of these questions. Click here for an AMAZING resource for private practitioners. Please note that this is for members only and requires you to log in to the national website. Questions concerning your log-in information for the national website can be directed to 1-800-742-4089.


Other Related Resources

Legal Issue of the Month
(This link requires log in at the national website as well)

Practice Pointers - lick to access any of these articles available from the NASW Assurance Services.

  • Burned Out and At Risk
  • The Distance Counseling Cyberfrontier, Part 1
  • The Distance Counseling Cyberfronteir, Part 2
  • Client Records, Keep or Toss?
  • Supervisor Beware: Reducing Your Exposure to Vicarious Liability
  • Malpractice and the Suicidal Client
  • Facing a Malpractice Claim
  • Divorce Mediation: Facilitating a Resolution
  • Avoiding Insurance Coverage Gaps
  • Computer Security: A Moving Target
  • Liability and the Office Staff
  • Retiring from Practice
  • Managed Care Contracts
  • Allegations of Child Abuse
  • Child Custody and Consent to Treatment
  • Professional Competence
  • Insuring Against Educational Malpractice
  • Educational Malpractice
  • Changing Your Records
  • Sharing Office Space
  • Supervision
  • Collecting Fees
  • Insurance Billing Practices
  • Referrals

Practice Standards (click here for the practice standards)

Standards for Social Work Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care
andards for Social Work Services in Long-Term Care Facilities
Continuing Education and the Social Work Profession
NASW Standards for the Practice of Social Work with Adolescents
NASW Standards for Integrating Genetics into Social Work Practice
For Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice
For Social Work Personnel Practices
For the Practice of Clinical Social Work
For School Social Work Services
For Social Work Case Management
For the Practice of Social Work with Adolescents