California Society for Clinical Social Work
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"Research shows that certain environmental factors – most notably various forms of childhood trauma – greatly increase the potential for adult-life addiction.” Read this complete article in the Spring Issue of The Clinical Update.
The use of cell phones as well as technology in general will only increase in the future. In many populations, the use of cell phones increasingly means culturally and ageappropriate care. While there may be some major concerns for therapists, the use of cell phones or other technologies is increasingly matching client expectations, wants and needs. It is imperative that the therapeutic community follows such cultural trends and shows a willingness to meet their clients where they are. The use of a cell phone, when appropriate, represents an opportunity for social work to be on the front-end of therapeutic change as opposed to playing catch up later. Read this complete article in the Spring Issue of The Clinical Update.
In January, The Clinical Update had the opportunity to talk with Kim Madsen, Executive Officer of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). She explained changes that the BBS has made to the Continuing Education (CE) program, to the licensure examination process, and to the clinical practice requirements for licensure, as well as the rationale for these changes. She also spoke about current BBS priorities, including transparency and communication with registrants and licensees. Click here to read the complete interview in the Spring Issue of The Clinical Dialog.
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