2017 ORS 675.530¹
  • qualifications
  • rules

(1) If an applicant for initial licensure as a clinical social worker has complied with the requirements of this section and has paid the fee under ORS 675.571 (Fees), the State Board of Licensed Social Workers shall issue a license to the applicant.

(2) An applicant for licensure as a clinical social worker shall submit evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant:

(a) Has complied with all applicable provisions of ORS 675.510 (Definitions for ORS 675.510 to 675.600) to 675.600 (Duties of board) and the applicable rules of the board;

(b) Holds a master’s degree in social work from a college or university accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the board;

(c) Has completed the equivalent of two years of full-time experience in the field of clinical social work in accordance with rules of the board;

(d) Has satisfactorily completed the requirements for certification as a clinical social work associate under ORS 675.537 (Certification as clinical social work associate); and

(e) If required under ORS 675.535 (Examination), has passed the written examination for licensure as a clinical social worker.

(3) The board shall adopt rules relating to the clinical experience required under subsection (2)(c) of this section after consultation with persons active in the field of clinical social work. The rules may allow for including experience obtained in the course of the study of social work as part of the clinical experience required under subsection (2)(c) of this section. [1977 c.677 §4; 1979 c.769 §3; 1989 c.721 §28; 1997 c.381 §2; 2009 c.442 §§8,9; 2011 c.241 §2]

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.
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