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10.42.02.00.htm 10.42.02.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 42 BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS Chapter 02 Social Work Practice Authority: Health Occupations Article, §19-205, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.42.02.01.htm 10.42.02.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to individuals authorized to practice social work under Health Occupations Article, Title 19, Subtitle 3, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.42.02.02.htm 10.42.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Advocacy" means the service in which the social worker acts on behalf of clients to bring about or influence change to improve the quality of life and functioning and assure the basic rights of the client.2) "Assessment" means obtaining and analyzing information about a client and the client’s circumstance while using appropriate social work knowledge,
10.42.02.03.htm 10.42.02.03. 03 Scope of Practice.. A. Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW). 1) An LBSW shall practice social work under a social work supervisor and may include practice social work as stated in Health Occupations Article, §19-101(m) and 19-307(c)1) Annotated Code of Maryland.2) An LBSW’s practice includes the basic, generalist practice of social work which includes:. a) Assessment;. b) Planning;. c) Intervention;. d) Evaluation;. e) Case management;. f) Information and referral;.
10.42.02.04.htm 10.42.02.04. 04 Case Management.. A. A licensed social worker shall meet the standards outlined in this regulation when involved in case management, whether or not the licensee shares case management responsibilities with others as a member of a multidisciplinary team.B. A licensee shall:. 1) Affirm the worth and dignity of the individual client as well as mutual responsibility in decision making;2) Promote client self-determination by assuring client involvement in planning and implementation o
10.42.02.05.htm 10.42.02.05. 05 Independent Practice.. A. An LCSW-C may engage in the independent practice of social work.. B. An LCSW may engage in the independent practice of social work, except when formulating a diagnostic impression, a diagnosis, or providing psychotherapy.C. An LBSW or LMSW may not engage in the independent practice of social work until the licensee is approved by the Board for independent status in accordance with this regulation.D. An LBSW or LMSW shall practice in accordance wi
10.42.02.9999.htm 10.42.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 24, 2000 (27:14 Md. R. 1342). Chapter revised effective June 17, 2019 (46:12 Md. R. 544).
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