NLCSW is currently seeking member feedback on two guideline documents. Members who are interested in reviewing the draft documents and providing feedback are asked to connect with Annette Johns (firstname.lastname@example.org).
• Practice Guideline on the Use of Complementary & Adjunct Interventions & Techniques in Social Work Practice: Originally released in 2011, the document was designed to outline the ethical and practice considerations for social workers deciding to integrate complementary and adjunct interventions and techniques within practice. The document has recently undergone substantive changes intended to highlight practice standards and to ensure the document reflects the ever-changing practice landscape.
• Incorporating Theory & Therapies (Mainstream & Emerging) in Social Work Practice: Is this a theory or therapy that is recognized and widely used by the social work profession? Does the theory or therapy align with the values and ethics of social work? These are just some of the questions outlined for consideration in the draft document that has been developed for social workers to use when examining their use of theory and therapies in practice.