Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers

Rule Rule 877-020-0021
Requirements for Temporary Certificate of Clinical Social Work Associate


(1)

To be eligible for a temporary certificate of clinical social work associate, a person must:

(a)

Submit a complete and accurate application on a form provided by the board;

(b)

Hold a master’s degree in social work from a college or university accredited 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;

(c)

Meet the fitness requirements of OAR 877-020-0008 (Licensing Requirements)(2); and

(d)

Pass the examination administered by the board on the subjects listed in OAR 877-020-0008 (Licensing Requirements)(5)(a) with a score of not less than 90 per cent.

(2)

A temporary certificate of clinical social work associate issued by the board expires, if not earlier terminated, when the board approves or proposes to deny a plan of practice and supervision pursuant to OAR 877-020-0009 (Requirements for Certificate of Clinical Social Work Associate) or 180 days after issuance, whichever is less.

(3)

An individual holding a temporary certificate of clinical social work associate may not engage in the practice of clinical social work.

(4)

An unrestricted certificate of clinical social work associate will be issued following the board’s approval of a plan of practice and supervision that meets the requirements of OAR 877-020-0009 (Requirements for Certificate of Clinical Social Work Associate)(4).

(5)

An individual holding a temporary certificate of clinical social work associate may not accrue practice or supervision hours.
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Jun. 8, 2021