ORS 675.520
Use of title prohibited without license

  • exceptions


A person may not use any title, words or abbreviations, including the title “social worker,” that indicate that the person has an authorization to practice regulated social work unless the person is a regulated social worker.


Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit:


The use of the educational designations “Bachelor of Social Work” or “Master’s of Social Work” by a person who is not a regulated social worker; or


The use of the title “school social worker” by a person who:


Is not a regulated social worker;


Holds a master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university; and


Is licensed as a school social worker by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission. [1977 c.677 §2; 1987 c.158 §138; 1989 c.721 §26; 2009 c.442 §3; 2011 c.241 §1]


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May 30, 2023