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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 061 : SOCIAL WORKERS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3205a)
  • § 3205a. Licensed independent clinical social worker eligibility

    (a) To be eligible for licensure as a licensed independent clinical social worker, an applicant must have:

    (1) received a master's degree or doctoral degree from an accredited social work education program;

    (2) passed the examinations designated by the Director within five years prior to applying for licensure; and

    (3) completed 3,000 hours of supervised practice of independent clinical social work as defined by rule under the supervision of a:

    (A) licensed independent clinical social worker;

    (B) licensed clinical mental health counselor;

    (C) licensed psychologist;

    (D) licensed physician or a licensed osteopathic physician who has completed a residency in psychiatry; or

    (E) person licensed or certified in another state or Canada in one of these professions or their substantial equivalent.

    (b) A person not licensed as a master's social worker who engages in post-master's supervised practice in Vermont toward licensure as a licensed independent clinical social worker shall be entered on the roster of nonlicensed, noncertified psychotherapists.

    (c) A licensed master's social worker who engages in post-master's supervised practice in Vermont to become a licensed independent clinical social worker must first register with the Office as set forth by rule. (Added 2015, No. 38, § 31, eff. July 1, 2017.)