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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Social Services
 
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State Board of Social Services
 
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Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Action Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 4/1/2011
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4/1/11  4:54 pm
Commenter: La Voyce Reid

22VAC40-131-130 Job Descriptions
 

 

22VAC40-131-130 Job Descriptions
3. If the program director does not have a doctorate or master's degree in social work, he shall have a doctorate or master's degree in a field related to social work such as, but not limited to, sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling; and at least four years casework service experience with children and families, two of which must be in providing casework services to children and families in a child-placing agency and one year of experience must be as an administrator or supervisor of casework services.
 
E. Child?placing supervisor.
b. A doctorate or master's degree in a field related to social work such as, but not limited to, sociology, psychology, special education, or counseling with at least four years of experience in providing casework services to children and families in a child-placing agency; or

The training and experience of supervisors overseeing the “direct” services rendered to clients should parallel or reflect the therapeutics needs of the clients served. Degrees in sociology and special education do not reflect this parallel experience in the same manner as degrees in social work and psychology.

CommentID: 16729