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Why Join Texas Society for Clinical Social Work?



  • Is the voice of Clinical Social Work in Texas.

  • Addresses the needs and interests of clinical social workers who serve adults, couples, families, children and adolescents in a variety of settings: agencies, hospitals, schools, institutions, clinics, community mental health centers and independent private practices.

  • Is the only statewide professional organization which specifically protects and provides for the needs of clinical social workers and the populations they serve.

  • Retains a health care lobbyist to work with the Texas Legislature on legal regulation and state laws dealing with the provision of clinical social work services in Texas.

  • Is an affiliate of Clinical Social Work Association - a national membership organization.


  • Free legal consultation with our health care lobbyist and attorney on practice issues of insurance claims, request for records, court appearances and subpoenas.

  • Opportunity for professional liability coverage through CSWA recommended entity.


  • Full time lobbyist and health care attorney in Austin on retainer since 1990.

  • Practice Alerts on state and federal laws and pending legislation on health care.

  • CSWA Lobbyist working with Congress on pending legislation.

  • TSCSW maintains a liaison with TSBSWE on practice issues and regulations.

  • TSCSW participates in coalitions statewide on mental health, school social work and pending legislation impacting the practice of social work in Texas.

TSCSW Supports Members With:

Education and professional development

Clinical conferences, ethics workshops and practice seminars presented by highly

respected and nationally known clinicians on pertinent clinical issues.

Monthly study groups throughout the state providing clinical study, peer consulatations and CEUs.

Email practice and legislative alerts keeping you abreast of relevant information

and developing practice issues.

Legislative Fund Donation
The Texas Society for Clinical Social Work (TSCSW) Legislative Fund provides members ongoing legal assistance and lobbyist representation.  Please consider donating to ensure continuation of clinical social work service to our diverse client populations in Texas.

Thank you for helping us make a difference!

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