(225 ILCS 20/9A)
(from Ch. 111, par. 6359A)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Qualifications for license as licensed social worker.
person shall be qualified to be licensed as a licensed social worker if that person:
(1) has applied in writing on the prescribed form;
(2) is of good moral character, as defined in
subsection (2) of Section 9;
(3)(a) has a degree from a graduate program of social
work approved by the Department; or
(b) has a degree in social work from an undergraduate
program approved by the Department and has successfully completed at least 3 years of supervised professional experience subsequent to obtaining the degree as established by rule. If no supervision by a licensed social worker or a licensed clinical social worker is available, then supervised professional experience may include supervision by other appropriate disciplines as defined by rule;
(4) has passed the examination for the practice of
social work as a licensed social worker as authorized by the Department; and
(5) has paid the required fees.
(Source: P.A. 100-414, eff. 8-25-17.)