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Rule 4757-19-03 | Requirements for a certificate of registration as a social work assistant.


The requirements for a certificate of registration as a social work assistant are generally set forth in section 4757.29 of the Revised Code.

(A) The applicant shall complete an application as prescribed in rule 4757-1-04 of the Administrative Code and at the time of application shall have received at least an associate degree in social service technology from an accredited academic institution where these standards are met:

(B) A "social service technology degree" is an associate degree from a two-year program where the following minimum curriculum standards are met:

(1) Forty-five quarter hours, or thirty semester hours, of core social service/social work skills, theory, and systems courses including a social service practicum; and,

(2) Twenty-one quarter hours or fourteen semester hours, of related courses such as psychology, sociology, statistics, economics, or other courses, relevant to the social work assistant scope of practice, as approved by social worker professional standards committee; and,

(3) The applicant shall have received a passing grade in all coursework for the committee to accept it towards meeting the requirements.

(C) Applicants with degrees higher than associates degrees from accredited academic institutions shall provide the committee with evidence that their coursework meets the requirements of this rule.

(D) The application shall be accompanied by the required fee per paragraph (D) of rule 4757-1-05 of the Administrative Code.

Last updated March 21, 2022 at 8:36 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4757.29
Amplifies: 4757.29
Five Year Review Date: 9/20/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 2/24/1986 (Emer.), 5/22/1986, 7/3/1997, 9/20/2002, 9/20/2007