Mich. Admin. Code R. 340.1012 - Qualifications of school social worker

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 2.

(1) For temporary approval, a school social worker shall meet all of the following:
(a) A master's degree from a graduate school of social work program.
(b) Completion of an approved graduate school social work program.
(c) A minimum of a 500-clock-hour supervised social work practicum completed through the process of earning a master's degree in social work and completing a program for school social worker approval.
(2) Temporary approval shall be granted to a school social worker for the initial year of service.
(3) For full approval, a school social worker shall possess the following minimum qualifications:
(a) Temporary approval as a school social worker.
(b) Written documentation from the employing school district of satisfactory completion of 1 year as a temporary approved school social worker working with direction from a fully approved school social worker.
(4) A previously approved school social worker who has not been employed by a public school in Michigan for 5 or more consecutive years shall seek recommendation from a Michigan institution of higher education to obtain reapproval from the department of education as a condition of reemployment.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 340.1012
1979 AC; 2011 MR 20, Eff. Oct. 18, 2011

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