4757-21-01 Scope of practice for a registered social work assistant.

(A) As prescribed in division (C) of section 4757.26 of the Revised Code the board adopts the following scope of practice for a registered social work assistant. Each licensee of the board has a personal professional scope of practice, which is determined by their education, training and supervised practice as defined in paragraph (A) of rule 4757-5-02 of the Administrative Code (ethics).

(B) A registered social work assistant may under the direct supervision of an independent social worker, social worker, professional clinical counselor, professional counselor, a psychologist, a psychiatrist, or a registered nurse who holds a master's degree in psychiatric nursing perform for a fee, salary, or other consideration, human services, social services and community services that may include but not limited to:

(1) Intake assessment and referral, screening, crisis intervention and resolution; and

(2) Community support, case management and outreach, record keeping, social assessment, visual observation of person in environment, assist in facilitation with groups and families, advocacy; orientation, education and prevention services.

Effective: 01/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/12/2012 and 12/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4757.10, 4757.26
Rule Amplifies: 4757.26
Prior Effective Dates: 6-11-85 (Emer.); 9-19-85 (Emer.); 12-19-85; 7-3-97; 9-20-02; 10-18-09