For New Members: Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

Established in 1980, the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Workers is a state-wide organization of professional social workers dedicated to the advancement of clinical social work practice.

GSCSW promotes professional standards through:

  • Legislative lobbying and advocacy on a state level.
  • Presenting symposia, lectures, panels and workshops that enhance the clinical skills of its members.
  • Providing an Ethics Committee, which has defined a code of professional ethics and procedures for administering the code.

Additional GSCSW membership benefits include:

  • Use of GSCSW group email to promote exchange of professional information.
  • This includes advertisement of hospital, agency programs as well as private practice workshops.
  • Networking and opportunities to meet fellow colleagues.
  • CEU’s for GSCSW events at no cost to members.
  • Opportunity to join professional study groups.
  • Clinical Page journal – published twice a year.
  • Jobs panel held each spring for new MSW graduates.
  • Twice yearly salons, offering an informal setting to learn from seasoned clinicians.
  • Mentorship groups and the availability of Low Cost supervision.

Categories of Membership:

  1. General Membership: General membership is defined as those holding an LCSW in Georgia
  2. Associate Member: Those who have an LMSW or are working toward an LCSW.
  3. Student Membership: Student membership shall be limited to those matriculated in a graduate program of an accredited school of social work.
  4. Distant Membership: Distant membership shall be limited to those who meet the requirements for General or Associate, whose residence and employment/practice are out of the Metro Atlanta area.
  5. Retired: Retired member.

Fees:

General – LCSW (Georgia) $110.00

Associate – MSW, LMSW or Doctoral Student $60.00

Distant Member (outside Metro Atlanta) $60.00

MSW Student $20.00

Retired (Must be approved by the GSCSW Board of Directors) $20.00


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