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April 2014





Upcoming Events

The Business of Private Practice: Spring Symposium
with Camielle Call, LCSW
May 16, 2014
Austin, TX
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LMSW, LMSW-AP, LCSW Review Course - Austin
with Dr. Cynthia Franklin, LCSW
May 29 & 30, 2014
Austin, TX
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Ducks in a Row: HIPAA & HB300 for Therapists - Dallas
with Katie Malinkski, LCSW
June 13, 2014
Dallas, TX
Learn more.

Calendar of Events

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Don't just get CE. Learn from an Expert.

Camielle Call, LCSW was recently interviewed by NASW regarding the new claims and reimbursement processes for clinical social workers. "We are the ones who are held accountable for the ethical and successful management of our practices,” she said. "We need not fear these changes; instead we can embrace them and utilize them to better benefit ourselves, our practices and our clients.”

Ms. Call will be presenting our Spring Symposium, The Business and Ethics of Private Practice, on May 16 in Austin. The first 25 attendees to arrive at the event will receive a FREE "Social Workers are the Bootstraps of Texas" poster. Register now to guarantee your seat!

A is for Advocacy

Advocacy, Activism, Accountability, Awesomeness, Agility, Action - Learn how "A" words help us promote our profession.
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Licensing Tip

Do you know the Standards of Practice for Relationships with Clients? (Part 3 of 6)
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Practice Resource

April 16 is Health Care Decision Day. Check out these great resources on this national initiative and advanced directives from NASW.
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Are you going to win the 2014 Membership Drive?

  • Have you been telling your friends and colleagues about how NASW/Texas advocates for you and your clients?
  • Have you told them about the great resources on legal and practice issues from NASW?
  • Do they know NASW Members get discounted rates to our workshops and State Conference?
  • Are your students or interns aware they if they join while a student they can get a reduced membership rate for three years after they graduate?
  • Have you gushed to them about the importance of the NASW Code of Ethics or the great liability insurance you have access to as a member?
  • Did you mention that members can access free legal and ethical consultations through NASW?

If you've told them all of this and sent them this link - -, then you've got a good chance of winning:
  • a FREE Registration to our 2014 State Conference in San Marcos, October 18-20,
  • a $100 gift certificate to Spa Botanica at the Embassy Suites, AND
  • a $25 gift card to the Root Cellar in San Marcos!

This prize package is valued at over $400! And only one member will get it! For more information about the 2014 Membership Drive, how the referral process works, or the official rules, click here.

Quick Links

-Branches - Local events & resources. Updates this month from Central Texas, Coastal Bend, Houston, LRGV, Rio Grande, Red River, Texoma, and West Central Texas.
-CE Workshops
-Clinical Reimbursement Project
-Student Center

-Member Center
-Professional Education

This Month's News

  • Policy Statement Revisions are posted for member comment through April 14. Read more
  • NASW CEO, Angelo McClain, discusses how the association is improving its public policy function to better advocate for our members and the profession. Read more.
  • School Social Workers: New Youth Mental Health First Aid Training available in response to new law. Read more.
  • National Commission on Voting Rights meeting to be held in Houston on April 5. Read more.

Coming in this month's NETWORK

Watch for your April issue of NETWORK arriving mid-month, which includes:
  • Candidate information for the 2014 NASW/Texas Elections. Voting will take place April 15-May 15.
  • Articles from the Clinical Reimbursement Project, TPACE, and the GLBT Issues Committee.
  • Member Spotlight on Laurie Glaze, LMSW, Executive Director of One Voice Texas; and
  • Much more!

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