Supervision Regulations COMAR 10.42.08
Effective July 1, 2004 and revised December 17, 2007. These regulations were developed because the 2000 social work statute, required that supervision regulations be developed.
Suggested Resources for Social Work Supervision Training Programs
The training required includes the following:
- One social work graduate course in supervision from a master's degree program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; OR
- 12 hours of agency-sponsored supervision training; OR
- 12 credit hours of continuing education in social work supervision by a Board-authorized sponsor.
A social worker may want to check with the following organizations to determine if they are offering a continuing education program in social work supervision:
The Association of Social Work Boards,www.aswb.org
, has a listing of approved CE sponsors with web site links.
The National Association of Social Workers,www.socialworkers.org
, has a listing of approved CE programs. Local chapters of NASW may be offering programs.
University of Maryland – School of Social Work – Continuing Professional Education,www.ssw.umaryland.edu/cpe
, may be offering programs in supervision training.
Please note that a social worker may obtain the 12 credit hours in social work supervision in Category I or Category II. Category II includes online – distance learning – home study programs.