Presenter: Denise Jones, LICSW
The second of two workshops developed for advanced year MSW students and early career social workers focusing on clinical social work. Target audiences are advanced year MSW students, LGSWs, newly licensed LCSW/LICSWs, and clinical supervisors. Course material covers practical information for facilitating a smooth transition from the first 3,000 hours (pre-licensure) into advanced clinical practice, as well as considerations for private practice.
Participants may also sign up for and find usefulness in Part I, Beginning the Licensure Journey.
- Learn to identify and prepare for at least 10 common stumbling blocks new social workers encounter just before and/or just after completing their first 3,000 hours.
- Gain a general understanding of how the clinical licensing process works.
- Gain a general understanding of how the insurance paneling process works.
- Gain insight into some of the factors involved in launching a private practice.
1:00-1:15 | Opening Remarks
Introduction and Agenda
Overview of Part I
1:15-1:25 | “Energy” – Self Care
1:25-1:35 | “Organization”
Filing for Perpetuity
1:35-1:45 | “Hours”
1:45-1:55 | “Exams” – The LGSW vs. the LCSW, LCSW-C and LICSW
1:55-2:45 | “Expertise – On the Business Side”
What does your 5-year plan look like?
Who is your ideal client?
Who are you professionally?
Private Practice Basics
What are EIN, NPI and CAQH?
Paneling and Credentialing with Health Insurance Companies
Professional Liability and Other Insurances
Continuing Education and Networking
2:45-2:50 | Break
2:50-3:40 | "Expertise - On the Clinical Side"
HIPAA and Informed Consent
Fees, Billing, and Insurance Reimbursements
Maintaining and Growing Your Client Base
3:40-3:45 | “Ethics”
3:45-4:00 | Wrap Up | Q&A
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