"News" piece on LD 987, a law that will take effect next summer, which requires
"News" piece on LD 987, a law that will take effect next summer, which requires applicants for a state social work license to have a bachelor's degree in social work or social welfare. Opponents say the law will lead to a shortage of social workers, particularly in rural areas. But supporters, including representatives of the University of Maine's social work program who helped author the legislation, say it will benefit social work by tightening standards in a field that should be held to the same licensing standards as professions like teaching. Those already enrolled in a two-year supervised licensure program that allows for other undergraduate majors will be grandfathered.
Bills, Legislative, Social workers
Barker, Chris, ""News" piece on LD 987, a law that will take effect next summer, which requires" (2001). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 5584.