Social Work, Board of
To regulate the practice of social work, including specialties within the profession, in DC; administer and enforce the Act. To evaluate applicants and administer exams; recommend standards and procedures; issue licenses; receive and review complaints; request investigations; conduct hearings; issue subpoenas, examine witnesses, and Administer Oaths; issue annual report. Members must file personal financial disclosure statements. Five DC residents, including a chairperson, appointed by the Mayor: four social workers, representing each of four licensing categories, who are eligible for licensure, and one consumer. Professional members must have been engaged in practice for at least three years preceding appointment. The consumer member must be at least 18 years old, not be a health professional, or in training to become one, and may have no household member who is involved directly or indirectly in providing health care.
Approval Type - Passive (If not disapproved by resolution within 45-day review period, deemed approved.)
Licensed - Yes
Paid stipend or salary - No