PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
SOCIAL WORK LICENSING ACT
54-3214. License required — Representation to public. (1) No person may engage in the practice of social work unless that person is licensed under this chapter or is a student under the supervision of a person who is licensed under this chapter.
(2) No person shall be represented as a social worker by the use of titles "social worker," "bachelor social worker," "master social worker," "clinical social worker," "social caseworker," "social service worker," "social service director" or any other title or similar designation that includes such words or by adding the letters "LCSW," "SW," "LSW," "LBSW," or "LMSW" unless licensed under the provisions of this chapter.
(3) Nothing within this chapter shall be construed to prevent any person from doing work within the standards and ethics of their respective professions or calling, provided they do not hold themselves out to the public by title or description of service as being engaged in social work practice.
[54-3214, added 1976, ch. 213, sec. 1, p. 781; am. 2002, ch. 85, sec. 11, p. 195; am. 2019, ch. 78, sec. 4, p. 183.]