The DC Board of Social Work regulates the practice of social work in DC, including specialties within the profession. The Board also administers and enforces the law. The Board evaluates applications and administers exams, recommends standards and procedures, and issues licenses.
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In order to practice social work in Maryland or to refer to oneself as a social worker, an individual must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.
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Virginia offers the Clinical level ASWB exam for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker application, the Master’s level ASWB exam for the Licensed Master’s Social Worker application and the Bachelor's level ASWB exam for the Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker application.
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