Requirements for Certificate of Clinical Social Work Associate
To be eligible for a certificate of clinical social work associate, a person must:
Submit a complete and accurate application on a form provided by the board.
Hold a master’s degree in social work from a college or university accredited by or considered in candidacy status by a credentialing body recognized by the board. The Council on Social Work Education and the Canadian Association for Social Work Education are recognized by the Board. The Board accepts determinations of equivalency of foreign degrees by the Council on Social Work Education’s International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Service. Submission of proof of foreign degree equivalency and cost of the foreign degree equivalency determination are the responsibility of the applicant.
Provides that the associate meet with the plan supervisor for a minimum of one hour not fewer than two times a month. This requirement of the supervision is not met through a training or administrative activity. The associate may meet alone with the supervisor (individual supervision) or may meet with the supervisor and as many as four other mental health professionals (group supervision).