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NASW-NYS In the News: Requiring Licensed Social Workers

By Capital Tonight Staff Friday, March 18, 2016 at 05:23 PM EDT It wasn’t until 2004 that you had to be licensed to be a social worker in New York State. At the time, several state agencies that deal with social work told the state they would need more time to adjust their workforce. So … Continue reading NASW-NYS In the News: Requiring Licensed Social Workers

Press Release: ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY CO...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH LICENSURE MANDATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS A proposed 19-Year Exemption is Discriminatory and Underscores an Acceptance of Inadequate Standards in the Provision of Mental Health Services   Albany (March 16, 2016) – A press conference was held today by The New … Continue reading Press Release: ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH LICENSURE MANDATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS