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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 061 : Social Workers

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3202)
  • § 3202. Prohibition; offenses

    (a) A person shall not practice or attempt to practice licensed independent clinical social work or licensed master’s social work, nor shall any person use in connection with the person’s name any letters, words, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a licensed independent clinical social worker or a licensed master’s social worker unless the person is licensed in accordance with this chapter.

    (b) A person who violates any of the provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall be subject to the penalties provided in 3 V.S.A. § 127.

    (c) A State agency or a subdivision or contractor thereof shall not use or permit the use of the title “social worker” other than in relation to an employee holding a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from an accredited school or program of social work. (Added 1985, No. 253 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1993, No. 98, § 21, 2007, No. 29, § 41; 2015, No. 38, § 31, eff. July 1, 2017; 2015, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 17, eff. July 1, 2017.)