Each day, approximately 86 Americans will die by suicide. In the United States, around 45,000 deaths occur each year as a result of suicide, and nearly 575,000 people are treated in U.S. emergency room departments for self-inflicted injuries (CDC, 2015).
If you’re a social work student, licensure candidate, or LCSW supervisor based in California, it’s important to know that changes are coming to the LCSW licensure and supervision process. The following changes will impact ASWs and LCSWs practicing in California. Most of these changes will come into effect at the beginning of next year, on January 1, 2019.