2017 ORS 675.520¹
Use of title prohibited without license
  • exceptions

(1) 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.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit:

(a) 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

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

(A) Is not a regulated social worker;

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

(C) 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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Regulated Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors675.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.