2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 457. Marriage and family therapy, professional counseling and social work examining board.
457.16 Examinations.


457.16 Examinations.


(1) The appropriate section of the examining board shall arrange for examinations for social worker, advanced practice social worker, independent social worker, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, and professional counselor certification and licensure to be conducted at least semiannually and at times and places determined by that section of the examining board, and shall provide public notice of each examination at least 90 days before the date of the examination.


(2) Examinations shall consist of written or oral tests, or both, requiring applicants to demonstrate minimum competency in subjects substantially related to the practice of social work, advanced practice social work, independent social work, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling, as appropriate.


(3) An individual is not eligible for examination unless he or she satisfies the requirements for certification or licensure under s. 457.08 (1) (a), (2) (intro.) and (a), (3) (intro.) and (a) to (c) or (4) (intro.) and (a) to (c), 457.10 (1) and (2), or 457.12 (1) and (2) and, at least 30 days before the date of the examination, submits an application for examination to the department on a form provided by the department and pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).

457.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 160; 2001 a. 80.

457.16 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also chs. MPSW 5 and 18 and s. MPSW 11.02, Wis. adm. code.

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