Board approval is required on any changes to a Plan of Supervision
; i.e., employer, supervisor. All Plan changes and/or modifications require prior Board approval and are reviewed under the rules in effect at the time of the change or modification
Current rules require all applicants to submit a Plan of Supervision
(which begins at the time it is approved by the Board). If you have previous out-of-state
supervised face-to-face Clinical work experience that meets the requirements of OAR 877-020-00
, the Board may
consider this Clinical work experience and supervision hours as part of your Plan. Therefore, in addition to theapplication
, you will need to complete Form J
. Acceptance of any previous practice and supervision is at the discretion of the Board.
All requirements of the Plan must be completed, and all Evaluation Reports received and approved by the Board, for eligibility to take the examination to become licensed.
Make a copy of your completed application for your records and retain the ORS and OAR for future reference. Upon Board approval of your application and/or Plan of Supervision, you will receive an official notification letter that will provide information on the next step of the process for licensing or identify your approved Plan dates, your certification number and the months in which the evaluation reports are due. Also included is a copy of your Plan, a set of six-month Evaluation Report forms with specific instructions in a cover letter
; a wall-type certificate, and your official Certificate of Clinical Social Work Associate. This official Certificate is to be displayed in a conspicuous place at your work site.