Technology and social work regulation resources
Social workers and social work regulators are integrating technology into their work. ASWB has assembled these resources to help regulators understand the regulation of technology in social work practice.
A new practice norm
Practice mobility shares the spotlight with ways that social work education programs and continuing education providers are filling the need for training and ethical concerns resulting from electronic practice.
Current technology regulations
- Regulatory provisions affecting social work electronic practice
Current regulations in the United States and Canada
- Licensure exceptions and electronic practice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Summary of emergency orders and rule changes for electronic practice
Technology Standards in Social Work Practice
ASWB, the National Association of Social Workers, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Clinical Social Work Association partnered to develop a uniform set of technology standards for professional social workers to use as a guide in their practice. The four associations formed the Task Force for Technology Standards in Social Work Practice and jointly developed the standards.
Model Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice
These standards were developed for social work regulators with input from social work regulators and subject matter experts from around the globe.
Laws and regulations database
ASWB maintains information about social work regulations and licensure/registration requirements as a service to ASWB members and the public.
Model Social Work Practice Act
The ASWB Model Social Work Practice Act reflects best practices in social work regulation.