Articles related to starting and managing a private practice in a social services field.
We all know that Therapists are mandated reporters of child abuse. Every therapist should have a child abuse reporting phone number handy. This posts provides a National number and most state child abuse reporting phone numbers.
When you decide to take a new client, there is nothing worse than realizing after you see them that they aren't covered by their insurance. Many people don't actually know what their insurance covers until they are denied for something. Learn about verification of benefits, why it is important to verify before you see a new client and how to verify benefits.
Unfortunately we can’t be well-rounded enough to be competent to treat ever population and every disorder. The only people who might be able to do that have been in practice 25 to 30 years. If you’re new to private practice, you will want to narrow down who you can work with and who you need to refer. Learn when to refer clients to other providers. […]