§64-9-15. Board of Social Work.

     (a) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on the thirty-first day of August, two thousand twelve, authorized under the authority of section six, article thirty, chapter thirty, of this code, modified by the Board of Social Work to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on the twenty-third day of January, two thousand thirteen, relating to the Board of Social Work (fee schedule, 25 CSR 3 ), is authorized.

     (b) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on the thirty-first day of August, two thousand twelve, authorized under the authority of section six, article thirty, chapter thirty, of this code, modified by the Board of Social Work to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on the fifth day of February, two thousand thirteen, relating to the Board of Social Work (qualifications for for the profession social work, 25 CSR 1 ), is authorized, with the following amendment:

     On page three, subsection 3.1., by striking out "30-30-8" and inserting in lieu thereof "30-30-1";

     On page three, subdivision 3.2.2, by striking out "3.2.2." and inserting in lieu thereof "3.2.1.";

     On page three, subdivision 3.2.3., by striking out "3.2.3." and inserting in lieu thereof "3.2.2.";

     On page three, subdivision 3.2.3., renumbered by this amendment as 3.2.2., after the word "candidate" by inserting the word "may";

     On page four, subsection 3.3., after the words "sociology, psychology, counseling," by inserting the words "criminal justice,";

     On page four, subsection 3.3., after the words "qualified supervision and employment" by inserting the words "critical social work workforce shortage";

     On page four, subdivision 3.3.1., by striking out all of paragraph (b) and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, designated paragraph (b), to read as follows:

     "(b) Documentation showing the applicant has met the requirements set forth in W.Va. Code §30-30-16.";

     On page four, subdivision 3.3.2., after the words "applicant must submit" by striking out the remainder of the subdivision and inserting in lieu thereof the words "a provisional license agreement contract on a form provided by the board. Along with the contract, the applicant must submit evidence of full time social work employment under a provisional license supervisor.";

     On page four, subdivision 3.3.4., after the words "license period." by striking out the remainder of the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Successful completion means receiving a passing grade.";

     On page four, by striking out all of paragraph 3.3.4.(a);

     On page five, by striking out all of paragraph 3.3.4.(b);

     On page five, by striking out all of paragraph 3.3.4.(d);

     And relettering the remaining paragraphs accordingly;

     On page six, paragraph 3.3.8.(a), after the words "made prior to" by striking out the remainder of the paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof the words "submitting an application to employ a provisional licensee; and";

     On page six, subdivision 3.3.9., at the beginning of the subdivision, by striking out the words "An employer" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "A provisional licensing supervisor";

     On page six, subdivision 3.3.9., after the words "while under the" by striking out the words "employment of the agency." and inserting in lieu thereof the words "supervision of the supervisor.";

     On page six, paragraph 3.3.11.(e), by striking out the words "The Provisional Supervisor shall not have" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Has not";

     On page six, at the end of paragraph 3.3.11.(e), by inserting the word "and";

     On page seven, subdivision 3.3.6, by renumbering said subdivision as subdivision 3.3.13;

     On page seven, subsection 3.6, by renumbering said subsection as subsection 3.4;

     On page seven, subdivision 3.6., renumbered by this amendment as 3.4., after the words "attempting the examination" by striking out the words "an additional time" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "thereafter";

     On page seven, subsection 3.8, by renumbering said subsection as subsection 3.5;

     On page seven, beginning with subsection 3.9, by striking out said subsection 3.9 in its entirety, and striking out subdivision 3.9.1, the first subdivision 3.9.2 and the second subdivision 3.9.2, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

     "3.6. As set forth in W. Va. Code §30-30-8, a licensed independent clinical social worker may apply social work theory, methods, assessment, ethics and the professional use of self to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of psychological dysfunction, disability or impairment, including emotional and mental disorders and developmental disabilities.

     3.6.1. To be approved by the board to serve as a clinical supervisor, a West Virginia licensed independent clinical social worker, or a licensed clinical social worker from another jurisdiction, shall:

     (a) Have completed no less than two years of clinical practice since the initial issuance of the clinical license;

     (b) Submit a clinical supervision contract which identifies the clinical supervisor and the person being supervised, and sets forth the respective duties of employment. A clinical supervisor from another jurisdiction shall provide evidence of having a current, valid clinical social work license in good standing; and

     (c) Maintain records of supervision, initialed by both parties, of each face-to-face session, for 100 hours, over the course of two years of full time employment or 3,000 hours of part time employment: Provided, That up to 30 of the 100 hours may be conducted by electronic means, so long as confidentiality is guaranteed and the communication is not open for view or comment by other parties."

     (c) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on the twenty-ninth day of January, two thousand thirteen, authorized under the authority of section six, article thirty, chapter thirty, of this code, relating to the Board of Social Work (applications, 25 CSR 4 ), is authorized, with the following amendment:

     On page one, subsection 2.1., by striking out the words "mail, fax or email." and inserting in lieu thereof the words "mail, by fax to 304-558-4189, or by email to bswe2@suddenlink.net or amypolen@wvsocialworkboard.org ."

     (d) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on the twenty-ninth day of January, two thousand thirteen, authorized under the authority of section six, article thirty, chapter thirty, of this code, relating to the Board of Social Work (continuing education for social workers and providers, 25 CSR 5 ), is authorized, with the following amendment:

     On page one, subdivision 3.1.1., after the words "at least" by striking out the word "thirty";

     On page two, subdivision 3.1.1., after the words "may be earned via" by striking out the word "technical" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "electronic";

     On page two, subsection 3.2., after the words "licensee is not" by inserting in lieu thereof the word "required";

     On page two, subdivision 3.3.1., after the words "satisfactorily completing:" by inserting the words "individual professional activities as follows:";

     On page two, subdivision 3.3.1., paragraph (b), at the end of the paragraph, after the words "under contract" by striking out the words "and professional meetings";

     On page two, subdivision 3.4.3., after the words "three (3) years of time" by striking out the remainder of said subdivision 3.4.3. and inserting in lieu thereof the words "preceding the date of renewal. Once the license is renewed, the Board may expunge the records.";

     On page three, subdivision 3.7.2., at the beginning of the subdivision, by striking out the words "The license" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "A delinquent license";

     On page three, subsection 4.1., in the third sentence of the subsection, after the words "programs under" by striking out the word "it's" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "its";

     On page four, subdivision 4.2.6., after the words "provisions of the" by striking out the word "American's" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Americans";

     On page five, subdivision 4.3.12., after the words "provisions of the" by striking out the word "American's" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Americans"; and

     On page five, subdivision 4.4.2, in the second sentence of the subdivision, after the words "conducted via" by striking out the word "technical" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "electronic".

     (e) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on the twenty-ninth day of January, two thousand thirteen, authorized under the authority of section six, article thirty, chapter thirty, of this code, relating to the Board of Social Work (code of ethics, 25 CSR 7 ), is authorized.