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Workshop: Getting Started In Private Practice (Virtual)

Saturday, August 6, 2022, 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Elizabeth Conover
720-588-8375 (p)
CSCSW Workshops & Conferences
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"Getting Started in Private Practice" is a workshop for mental health professionals who are looking to get into private practice and those already in private practice, who are looking for additional support. This workshop is open to all mental health professionals with at least a Master's Degree. 8 CEUs. Presented via Zoom.

This event will take place over two days:

Saturday August 6 - 9 am to 1:30 pm (30 minute break)
Saturday August 13 - 9 am to 1:30 pm (30 minute break)

Workshop will cover:

  • "Building a Solid Foundation for your Practice", with Balin Anderson, LCSW and Margaret Matlock, LCSW
  • "Decoding Credentialing and Insurance", with Adria Estes, Owner of A.N.E. Credentialing
  • "Navigating DORA and Ethical Practice Standards", with Elizabeth Schulte, LCSW, PhD
  • "Money Matters: Business Plans, Financial Records, and Taxes", with Elizabeth Schulte, LCSW, PhD in progress
  • "Marketing Your Private Practice: Identifying Your Niche and Ethical Social Media Use", with Bethany Raab, LCSW, ACS
  • "Technology and Considerations for Online Therapy Company Partnerships in Private Practice", with Lisa Nelson, LCSW, ACS

About the Speakers:

Elizabeth Schulte, LCSW
Presenting "Money Matters: Business Plans, Financial Records, and Taxes" and "Navigating DORA and Ethical Practice Standards"

Liz is an MSW graduate of DU GSSW and an LCSW in Colorado, and is currently working towards her PhD in Clinical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work. Liz is the former Chair of the NASW-CO and CSCSW Practice Standards Committee, the former President of CSCSW, and currently serves as the CSCSW Board Treasurer.

Liz has been a clinical social worker for over 15 years, and has been in private practice since 2012 working with individuals across the life-span. As part of her private practice, Liz supervises first and second year MSW interns, supervises social workers and LPCs working towards clinical licensure in Colorado, and provides post-licensure consultation to social workers in support of their clinical practice. Liz is also a former accountant who consults with mental health professionals to help them organize the financial aspects of their private practice.

Balin Anderson, LCSW
Presenting "Building a Solid Foundation for your Practice"

Balin Anderson, LCSW will be talking with you about the logistics of starting a private practice. She's wonderfully detail-oriented AND she has started a private practice in two different states, so you can bet she knows her stuff!

She graduated from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Following five years of clinical social work in the field of reproductive health care, she launched her private psychotherapy practice in New York City. Balin’s clinical focus is providing psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapy to adolescents and adults. She is also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Balin is an adjunct faculty member at GSSW @ DU, where she teaches in the mental health concentration. She serves as the co-chair of the joint NASW and CSCSW Practice Standards Committee. Balin is excited to share with you some of her tips for establishing a solid foundation for your clinical social work practice.

Bethany Raab, LCSW, ACS
Presenting "Marketing Your Private Practice: Identifying Your Niche and Ethical Social Media Use"

Bethany is a DU GSSW graduate who has been a therapist for 15 years and in private practice for 9 years. Her clinical focus is adolescents who struggle with relationships. She provides group and individual supervision for social workers pursuing their LCSW. Bethany is the current President of the Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work. Previously she served as an Education Committee Co-Chair for CSCSW and Co-Chair of the NASW Private Practice Group.

In addition to marketing her own practice, Bethany is the voice behind the CSCSW Facebook page and Instagram account. She is excited to talk with participants about how to identify a practice niche and ethically incorporate social media use into a private practice.

Cancellation and CEU Policy
This workshop will not be recorded and we are only able to grant CEUs for live attendance. If you miss a portion of the workshop, you will still receive a CEU certificate that reflects the presentations that were attended. Full refunds will be offered for cancellations made at least 24 hours before the first session. No refunds will be offered for day of cancellations.