PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
SOCIAL WORK LICENSING ACT
54-3211. Refusal to issue, refusal to renew, suspension or revocation of license — Unprofessional conduct. The board may refuse to issue, refuse to renew, may suspend, or may revoke any license issued under this chapter, or take other disciplinary action, upon proof, after a hearing, that the person has engaged in "unprofessional conduct." The words "unprofessional conduct" as relating to persons licensed under this chapter are defined to include but are not limited to:
(1) Conviction of a crime that is deemed relevant in accordance with section 67-9411(1), Idaho Code.
(2) Habitual drunkenness or addiction to habit-forming drugs, either of which impairs the ability to perform his work without danger to himself or the public he serves.
(3) Fraud or deceit in connection with services rendered as a bachelor social worker, master social worker or clinical social worker or in establishing qualifications for licensure under this chapter.
(4) Aiding or abetting any person not licensed under this chapter in the practice of social work in the state of Idaho.
(5) Failing to be licensed or continuing to represent himself as licensed after the expiration of his license.
(6) Being found guilty of unprofessional conduct by the rules established by the board.
(7) Having had a license or registration to practice social work revoked, suspended or otherwise disciplined in any state, territory or county.
(8) Failing to comply with a board order entered in a disciplinary action.
(9) Failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter.
[54-3211, added 1976, ch. 213, sec. 1, p. 780; am. 2001, ch. 78, sec. 2, p. 198; am. 2002, ch. 85, sec. 8, p. 193; am. 2013, ch. 15, sec. 2, p. 25; am. 2019, ch. 78, sec. 3, p. 182; am. 2020, ch. 175, sec. 30, p. 537.]