Taxonomy Code 1041C0700X

The directory of Clinical Social Workers in Hokes Bluff, Alabama was last updated 6/30/2024

Clinical Social Workers
Taxonomy Code 1041C0700X

Classification: Social Worker


A social worker who holds a master's or doctoral degree in social work from an accredited school of social work in addition to at least two years of post-master's supervised experience in a clinical setting. The social worker must be licensed, certified, or registered at the clinical level in the jurisdiction of practice. A clinical social worker provides direct services, including interventions focused on interpersonal interactions, intrapsychic dynamics, and life management issues. Clinical social work services are based on bio-psychosocial perspectives. Services consist of assessment, diagnosis, treatment (including psychotherapy and counseling), client-centered advocacy, consultation, evaluation, and prevention of mental illness, emotional, or behavioral disturbances.


Source: National Association of Social Workers, 2008 [7/1/2009: definition modified]