WSR 05-15-022

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 7, 2005, 2:20 p.m. , effective August 7, 2005 ]


Purpose: The changes provide a revision in the field experience requirement from 600 hours overall, with a minimum of 300 in a school setting, to a minimum of 300 hours in a school setting.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-78A-319 Program approval requirements.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-08-038 on March 30, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 17, 2005.

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7984.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-21-038, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04)

WAC 180-78A-319   Program approval requirement -- Field experience for school social workers.   Approved school social worker preparation programs shall require all ((students)) candidates to complete a supervised, advanced level internship that ((includes 600 hours,)) is in compliance with the most current accreditation standards of the Council of Social Work Education, with a minimum of 300 ((of which must be)) hours in ((the)) a school((s)) setting, ((of)) providing on-the-job professional service ((and one hour per week of individual)). Supervision shall be provided by a site supervisor((. Site)) or faculty field supervisor((s must be fully certificated)) who holds current Washington state certification as a school social worker((s)) and ((have)) has a minimum of three years of professional experience in ((the)) this role ((of school social worker. Faculty)). Supervision ((including)), which may include on-site visits, will be provided ((on an ongoing basis. Prior to the internship, the student will complete a faculty-supervised practicum (a distinctly defined clinical experience intended to enable the student to develop basic school social work skills and integrate professional knowledge))) for a minimum of one hour per week until the internship is completed.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. 04-21-038, 180-78A-319, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04.]

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