New Professionals and Students

The New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work welcomes new professionals and students. There are a number of membership options that allow new professionals and students to engage with NJSCSW. Learn more about membership levels below.

New members are encouraged to utilize the Listserv to connect with seasoned, as well as, other new professionals in clinical social work. If you are looking for supervision, support or just have a question about working in the field, supportive members are here to help.

Membership Categories

LCSW Member
This level of membership is the highest level of membership and offered to seasoned professionals who have a Master's degree or Doctorate from an accredited school of social work with clinical sequence. LCSW Required. This level receives top priority when the Society is asked for referrals. Annual dues are $246.

The LCSW membership is the only membership category that includes the CSW Guild Membership. All other members may elect to join the CSW Guild by emailing RobMarie24@icloud.com.


LSW / MSW Member
This level of membership is designed for professionals who have an LSW or MSW and are in the process of meeting the criteria for LCSW membership.  Annual dues are $117.

Student Member
This level of membership is designed for students enrolled in a Master's or Doctoral level program in an accreditied school of social work with a concentration in clinical social work. Doctoral students who are practicing LCSWs are not eligible for this category. Annual dues are $48.


Corresponding Member
This level of membership is designed for professionals who are paid members of Clinical Social Work Societies in states other than NJ.

All rights and priviledges of membership are included except voting rights and holding office. Annual dues are $68.

Sustaining/Retired Member
This level of membership is designed for people who qualify for membership but are not currently engaged in the practice of clinical social work. 

This provides the opportunity to "keep in the loop" on issues. Practicing LCSW's are not eligible for this category. Annual dues are $48.

 

Social Work Affiliate
This level of membership is open to other professionals, entitled to listserv only. Annual dues are $48.00.

For a quick summary of Membership requirements and benefits, see the table below:
 

 

LCSW

LSW/MSW

 

Student Member

Corresponding

Sustaining/

Retired

Social Work Affiliate

Education

Completed

Completed

 

In process

Completed

Completed

N/A

Practicing

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes

No

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Referrals

Yes - Top priority

No

 

No

No

No

No

CEUs

40 hours biannually

30 hours biannually

 

No

Check your

state license requirements

No

No

Email 

ListServ

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Guild Benefits

Yes

No

(can opt in)

 

No
(can opt in)

No
(can opt in)

No
(can opt in)

No
 

Membership

Directory 

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Newsletter

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Dues

$246

$117

 

$48

$68

$48

$48


To register online click here. If you have any questions about membership or what level is best for you, please email Robin Bottino at RobMarie24@icloud.com.
 

If you prefer to pay by check click here for the NJSCSW Membership Application. You can print it and mail it to:

New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work
PO Box 371
Oakland, NJ  07436


 


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Stay aware of the regulations and procedures for obtaining the LSW and LCSW. For information regarding licensing requirements go to The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners.

 

The New Jersey State
Board of Social Work Examiners

 

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