Purposes of the Society

• To promote the highest standards of professional education and clinical social work practice;
• To promote clinical social work throughout the State through the formation of local chapters;
• To coordinate the activities of all the chapters;
• To educated the public about the specialized skills of clinical social workers;
• To collaborate with other health/mental health care professions on issues of common concern;
• To protect the rights of clinical social workers to practice; and,
• To advocate for adequate and appropriate mental health services and insurance coverage at the state and national levels.