They say keeping up with what's going on in the wider world of psych is a help when it comes to licensing exam day. May also be useful in actually doing social work, doing therapy.
For non-journal-reading types (i.e., most people), a couple of shortcuts to newish info: Psychotherapy Networker
Magazine--which seems to be improving in recent issues--and the Harvard Mental Health Letter
--nicely short, readable, and authoritative-seeming. (Free trial issue offer here
.) Worth a look.