Trying to find the right words to express my feelings (concerns) about this. Will probably have a post on The Political Social Work regarding this next week.
I’m rather concerned that NY did not have this law already. Continuing Education is such a critical component to advancing social work practice and being competent practitioners. I’m glad to hear that NY is jumping on board with all of the other states.
Yes. NY was also among the last in the nation to pass licensing laws. That was about 10 years ago. I have some reservation about this law as a macro social worker which I will write about later.
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Below is a list of online resources that I find helpful. The resources are geared towards social work students and social workers practicing in New York State. If you have a resource you think is appropriate for this list, and want to see it added, let me know in the comments section of this article (Read More)
New York State Gov. Cuomo wants to make licensure exemption permanent for state agencies and agencies funded by the state. This means an unlicensed social worker would be allowed to work in a position that, in another setting, would require an LCSW.