02-416 C.M.R. ch. 15, § 1 - Restrictions on Scope of practice
Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022
No social worker at any level may diagnose organic mental illness or treat any illness by organic therapy.
No LSW, LSW Conditional or LMSW may diagnose or treat mental illness or emotional disorders
No LMSW Conditional (Clinical) may diagnose or treat mental illness or emotional disorders without the consultation required by Chapter 13, section 4(2)(B) or section 5(1)(D) of the board's rules.
No LSW or LSW Conditional may engage in the private practice of social work.
No LSW, LSW Conditional, LMSW or LMSW Conditional (Clinical) may engage in the private practice of clinical social work.
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