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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 140. Board Of Social Work
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work

18VAC140-20-37. Licensure; general.

LBSWs and LMSWs may practice in exempt practice settings under appropriate supervision. In accordance with § 54.1-3700 of the Code of Virginia, an LBSW shall engage in the practice of social work under the supervision of a master's social worker. Only licensed clinical social workers may practice at the autonomous level.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 and Chapter 37 (§ 54.1-3700 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 15, Issue 05, eff. December 23, 1998; amended Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 22, eff. August 8, 2019.

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