Sec. 505.002: Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) "Board" means the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.

(2) "Council on Social Work Education" means the national organization that is primarily responsible for the accreditation of schools of social work in the United States or its successor approved by the executive council.

(3) "Executive council" means the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council.

(4) "Licensed baccalaureate social worker" means a person who holds a baccalaureate social worker license issued under this chapter.

(5) "Licensed clinical social worker" means a person who holds a clinical social worker license issued under this chapter.

(6) "Licensed master social worker" means a person who holds a master social worker license issued under this chapter.

(7) "Licensed social worker" means a person who holds a social worker license issued under this chapter.

(8) "Social worker" means a person who holds any license issued under this chapter.

Comments

Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 892, Sec. 2, 37, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 707 (S.B. 415), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 5.318(8), eff. April 2, 2015.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 768 (H.B. 1501), Sec. 2.082, eff. September 1, 2019.