(105 ILCS 5/14-1.09a)
(from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09a)
School social worker.
"School Social Worker" means a
social worker who has graduated with a master's or higher degree in social
work from an accredited graduate school of social work and who has such
additional qualifications as may be required by the State Board of
Education and who holds a School Service Personnel Certificate endorsed for
school social work issued pursuant to Section 21-25 of this Code.
Persons so certified may use the title "school social worker" and may
offer school social work services which are limited to those services set
forth in 23 Ill. Adm. Code 226, Special Education, pertaining to children
between the ages of 3 to 21, promulgated by the State Board of Education.
School social workers may make evaluations, recommendations or
interventions regarding the placement of children in educational programs
or special education classes. However, a school social worker shall not
provide such services outside his or her employment to any student in the
district or districts which employ such school social worker.
(Source: P.A. 86-303.)