NYSSCSW - The Clinician

Helen Hinckley Krackow, MSW, LCSW, BCD, - Committee Chair
Ivy Miller - Clinician Editor

 Issues of The Clinician, the twice-yearly newsletter of the NYSSCSW, often include:

The President’s Message, ACE Foundation News, continuing education programs, Committee Reports, Chapter Reports, clinical articles and book reviews, announcements and advertisements. Articles of special interest are listed below, after the links to each newsletter.  

The Clinician, Winter 2024, Vol. 55, No. 1
Theme: Sibling Relationships Matter

P. 1 President’s Message: Growing Our
Vibrant Professional Community
P. 4 Save the Dates: April 20 & 2027, 2024
The 55th Annual Education Conference
P. 5 Social Work Compacts: Should NYS Participate?
P. 9 ACE Foundation Survey
P. 10 Billing (Mis)Conceptions
P. 12 Chapter News and Honorees
P. 22 Understanding Trauma in
Gender Diverse Communities
P. 24 Sibling Dynamics and How They Shape Us
P. 28 Sibling Abuse Survivors Internal Working Model
P. 31 Zero Siblings: Reflections of an Only Child
P. 34 Siblings: Their Developmental Impacton the I, You, We Paradigm
P. 36 Sisters in Purple

The Clinician, Summer 2023, Vol. 54, No. 2

P. 1  President’s Message:
Enriching Work with Older Clients 
P. 4  Save The Date: Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023
Annual Membership Meeting 
P. 7 Infertility & Its Impact on the Family 
P. 10 Grace Cho, Tastes Like War
P. 11 Emotional Support Animals --
Role Conflicts in Psychotherapy
P. 12 Review of Donna Orange:
Otherness, Other, Radical Ethics
P. 14 Film and Discussion Review
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
P. 16 Addressing Vision Loss
P. 18 Older Women, Body Image, Eating Disorders
P. 22 The Funny Thing About Grief
P. 24 Aging in Place: When Health Declines
P. 26 Narcissism, Loss, Adaptation in Later Years
P. 28 A Plea for a Measure of Abnormality:
Celebrating Neurodiversity

The Clinician, Winter 2023, Vol. 54, No. 1

P. 1 President’s Message: Maintaining Our Strength
P. 4 Licensing for LMSW Is Threatened
P. 6 Save the Dates: April 15 & 22, 2023—
The 54 th Annual Education Conference
P. 8 Chapter News & Honorees
P. 18 On Children: A Tale of Two Therapies
P. 22 Eveline Crone: Research on the Adolescent Brain
P. 28 Psychosomatic Conditions and Neuroscience
P. 31 Multicultural Perspectives on Eating Disorders
P. 34 Conference Review: Being at Home Being Alone

The Clinician, Summer 2022, Vol. 53, No. 2

P. 1  Erasure of Identity: Don’t Say Gay
P. 6  Save the Date: Oct. 29--Annual Meeting
P. 7  Six Student Scholarships in 2021
P. 8  From Prison to Purpose
P. 10  Model Minority: Myth & Reality
P. 16  Suicide Among Older Adults
P. 18  Providing Gender Affirming Care
P. 26  Valerie: One Trans Youth’s Courage
P. 28  Lives Disrupted: Reviews of Conference

The Clinician, Winter 2022, Vol. 53, No. 1

P. 1  Covid, Vulnerable Populations and Futurized Stress
P. 4  Save the Dates: 53rd Ed. Conference, April 2 & 9, 2022
P. 8   LMSW Scope of Practice: Dos & Don’ts
P. 18  From Colorblindness to Kohut
P. 20  When the Therapist’s Heart & Soul Come Alive
P. 24  Covid-19 & CSW Practice
P. 26  Pride in Private: Working with LGBTQ Community
P. 29  Hatred in the Time of Contagion
P. 32  Consequences of Covid for Patients
P. 33  Consequences: Closing a Practice

P. 34  Book Review: Traumatic Narcissism & Recovery

The Clinician, Summer 2021, Vol. 52, No. 2

P. 1        Returning to Our Offices – or Not?
P. 6        MSW Scholarships Celebrates 10th Anniversary
P. 14      Returning to the Office Post-Covid
P. 16      Pandemic Eating: In 3 melodies & 6 a la carte lessons
P. 18      Anti-racism: Trauma, Neuropsychology & Treatment
P. 25      Creating Meaning Out of Grief
P. 28      Secrets & Lies: 52nd Education Conference Reviews

The Clinician, Winter 2021, Vol. 52, No. 1

P. 1        The Antiracism Movement: Healing the Split
P. 4        New Diplomates: Henni Fisher & Linda Hill
P. 5        2020 Legislative Accomplishments
P. 6        In-depth Chapter Reports
P. 16      What Now: An Antiracist Teach-In
P. 18      Clinical Implications of Systemic Racism
P. 20      Workers’ Comp Authorization for LCSWs
P. 22      51st  Education Conference Reviews

The Clinician, Fall 2020, Vol. 51, No. 1

P. 1    Clinical Impact of the Pandemic & Social Unrest
P. 4    The 51st Ed. Conference: 3 Zoom Webinars
P. 7    Saluting the MSW Class of 2020
P. 9     When Covid-19, Ethics & the Law Collide
P. 11   ACE: Zoom Education Takes Off
P. 12   Liability for COVID Transmission at the Office
P. 16   Deprivation & Abundance in Time of Coronavirus
P. 19   Twelve Steps & the Coronavirus
P. 23   On the Frontlines: Social Workers in Covid-19
P. 26   The Forbidden Pleasure of Sheltering in Place
P. 28   Navigating Grief & Loss during the Pandemic
P. 31   Book Review: Treating the Eating Disorder Self

The Clinician, Fall 2019, Vol. 50, No. 2

P. 1  Our 50-Year Legislative Agenda is Almost Complete!
P. 3  President’s Message: We Are Strong and Vibrant
P. 4  Five Chapter Honorees
P. 9  Seven New Student Scholarships
P. 11  Membership: Making Connections
P. 12  Chapter News
P. 17  Creativity Committee: Leonard Cohen Workshop
P. 18 Two 50th Annual Conference Speakers Reviewed

The Clinician, Spring 2019, Vol. 50, No. 1

P. 1  Legislative Wins: Workers Comp and Parity Laws

P. 3  President’s Message: Appreciation of Chapter Presidents
P. 4  The Mentor of Mentors
P. 5  Membership: Taking on the Mantle
P. 7  Court Rules Against UBH
P. 9  50th Anniversary Education Conference
P. 11  Book Review: Women’s Friendships
P. 12  Chapter News: Changes in Leadership
P. 16  Retirement: The Prequel or Dead Therapist Walking 

The Clinician, Fall 2018, Vol. 49, NO. 2 - 50th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

P. 1  Focusing on the Next Generations
P. 4  New Diplomates Honored
P. 5  History of the Society, PART II
P. 6  Education for New Professionals
P. 7  Student Writing Awards
P. 10  New Practice Management Committee
P. 11  Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment
P. 12  Reflections of a Past President
P. 15  49th Education Conference Reviews
P. 21  Book Review: Fawn’s Touching Tale
P. 25  Private Practice Matters

The Clinician, Spring 2018, Vol. 49, NO. 1 -- 50th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

P. 1 PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF: 1968 - 2018
P. 11 COMMUNICATING In the Digital Age
P. 12 CHAPTERS: Past, Present, Future
P. 21 ETHICS & Professional Standards
P. 22 CREATIVITY & Neuro-Psycho-Ed.
P. 23 BOOK REVIEW: Traumatic Narcissism

The Clinician, Fall 2017, Vol. 48, No. 2

P. 1 Challenges to Our Practice: A 10-Year Look Back
P. 3 President’s Message: The State of the Society 2017
P. 3 Save the Date: March 24, 2018, 50th Anniversary Party
P. 5 Save the Date: April 21, 2018, Education Conference
P. 7 Five MSW Students Win Scholarships
P. 9 How Repealing ACA Would Harm Medicaid in NYS
P. 15 Tribute to Hillel Bodek
P. 16 Rediscovering the Art of Relationships - Conference Reviews
P. 19 Healing Power of Laughter in Treatment of Eating Disorders
P. 20 Book Review: New Models of Bereavement Theory and Treatment

The Clinician, Spring 2017, Vol. 48, No. 1

P. 1  ACE Foundation Celebrates Two Years of Progress

P. 4  CSWA Message: Promoting Our Values in Uncertain Times
P. 8  Private Practice Matters
P. 9  The Digital Revolution & Clinical Practice
P. 10 Practice Risks in a Digital World
P. 11 Book Review: Talking Colors: Seeing Words/Hearing Images

The Clinician, Fall 2016, Vol. 47, No. 2

P. 1 State of the Society 2016
P. 1 Four New Diplomates Named
P. 3 ACE Wins Nationwide Approval!
P. 4 The Effect of High Deductibles
P. 7 Obtaining the “R” Privilege
P. 8 Save the Date: April 22, 2017 48th Annual Education Conference:Rediscovering the Art of Relationships
P. 9 New Professionals Task Force
P. 10 Book Review: Help Me!
P. 14 Private Practice Matters

The Clinician, Spring 2016, Vol. 47, No. 1

P. 1  End the Licensing Exemption for State Agencies|
P. 4  Honoring Marsha Wineburgh: Trailblazer for Four Decades
P. 5  Front Page Headlines Tell the Story of Our Legislative Milestones
P. 6  Survey of Managed Care Practices: Society Members’ Experiences
P. 9  Making Friends with the Z Codes: Use Them Next Time You Diagnose
P. 10  Met Members Surveyed on Most-Liked Society Activities

The Clinician, Fall 2015, Vol. 46, No.

P. 1  Annual Report for 2015
P. 14  46th Education Conference Reviews: Telepractice, CEUs and More;
Major Changes Noted from DSM-IV to DSM 5

The Clinician, Spring 2015, Vol. 46, No. 1

P. 1  ACE Foundation Approved
P. 6  Confronting the World of the Internet
P. 7  CSWs as Diagnosticians: Legal and Ethical Issues, Part 3
P. 13  Book Review: Emotional Incest in Group Psychotherapy
P. 15  Frozen Grief and Emotional Eating

The Clinician, Fall 2014, Vol. 45, No. 2

P. 1  Annual Report for 2014

P .7  CSWs as Diagnosticians: Legal and Ethical Issues, Part 2
P. 8  45th Education Conference Reviews: First Sessions with Klein, Winnicott and A. Freud; Working Through Sexual Disgust in Couples Therapy
P. 14  Book Reviews: Traumatic Narcissism—Relational Systems of Subjugation; Lasagna for Lunch—Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating
P. 15  Neurobiology of the Beholder’s Share and the Mystery of the Ordinary

The Clinician, Spring 2014, Vol. 45, No. 1

P. 1  Survey Reveals Preferred Member Benefits
P. 1  Health Exchanges Bring Old Challenges to Insurance Reimbursement
P. 6  Understanding PQRS
P. 7  CSWs as Diagnosticians: Legal and Ethical Issues, Part 1
P. 9  Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples 

The Clinician, Fall 2013, Vol. 44, No. 2

P. 1  Annual Report for 2013
P. 1  Social Work Continuing Education is Now Law
P. 4  What Happened to Confidentiality?
P. 6  New Requirements for Documentation, Billing and Patient Privacy
P. 7  Complying with HIPAA 2013

P. 12  44th Education Conference Review: Shattering Trauma:
Recoding and Repairing the Self Through the Therapeutic Process
P. 17 Reductionist Approach to Psychoanalytic Thought, Neuroscience, Art and Creativity

The Clinician, Spring 2013, Vol. 44, No. 1

P. 1  Don’t Weaken the MSW and LCSW
P. 4  Social Media Committee Report
P. 9  The Mentorship Program is Booming
P. 11  Treatment Failure in Psychotherapy
P. 12  Leading a Bereavement Group for 9/11 Widows
P. 15  The Dark Side of Creativity

The Clinician, Fall 2012, Vol. 43, No. 2

P. 1  Still Fighting for Compliance After All These Years
P. 1  Annual Report for 2012

P.10  43rd Education Conference Reviews: When Couples Present with an Obsessional Partner;
The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Brain 

The Clinician, Spring 2012, Vol. 43, No. 1

P. 1  Listservs Keep Clinicians Connected

P. 3  Another Challenge to the Corporate Waiver for Psychotherapy Settings
P. 4  Getting Started with Electronic Billing
P. 10  Healing the Healer – Healing the Patient: Integrating Neurobiology and Psychotherapy
P. 11  Relational Aggression: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do

The Clinician, Fall 2011, Vol. 42, No. 2

P. 1  Lest We Forget, We are Clinical Social Work Psychotherapists
P. 4  Annual Membership Meeting and Conference
P. 6  Inaugural Art Exhibition: Members’ Work
P. 7  Psychotherapy Environment: A Dog in Therapy
P. 8  Members Survey about Electronic Billing and HIPAA Compliance
P. 14  42nd Education Conference Reviews: The Multiple Dimensions of Narcissism 

The Clinician, Spring 2011, Vol. 42, No. 1

P. 1  Licensing CSWs, Not Clinical Social Work Practice

P. 9  Beyond the Last Taboo: Talking about Money in Psychotherapy
P. 12  The Artful Brain: Survival Through Creativity 

The Clinician, Fall 2010, Vol. 41, No. 2

P. 1  State Finalizes Social Work Licensing Regulations

P. 4  The New Federal Parity Law
P. 8  41st Education Conference Reviews: Extending Kohut’s Concept of Selfobject;
Treating Family Relational Trauma

The Clinician, Spring 2010, Vol. 41, No. 1

P. 1  Protecting the Public’s Mental Health Services: Who’s Minding the Store?

P. 6  Integrative Care: Partnering with Primary Care Physicians
P. 8  Borderline or Bipolar, Part II