Skip to:

Image for home page

News and Updates

ACCESSIBILITY 

If you are experiencing difficulty with accessing information on this website, call 612-617-2100 for assistance.

2015 BOSW Legislative Proposal Signed Into Lawl
The Board’s noncontroversial policy proposals were signed into law by Governor Dayton and are effective July 1, 2015.  The proposals will have positive impact for the citizens of Minnesota, licensees, and the Board.  Read the summary here… 

Governor Appoints Five to Board of Social Work 
Governor Mark Dayton has appointed five members to the Minnesota Board of Social Work effective June 30, 2015. Read more here...

Licensing Transition Period Exception for Grandfathered Licensees 
The 2013-2014 grandfathering period ended December 31, 2014.  The law provides a time-limited period, from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017, for licensees who obtained a LGSW or LISW license during a grandfathering period, and do not hold an MSW degree accredited by CSWE, to apply for either the LISW or the LICSW license, provided they meet all other license requirements.  Read the Board’s Statute for details
 
Workforce Survey 
The Board encourages you to complete the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care Workforce Survey when you apply to renew your license. Survey results are important for planning the future of Minnesota!

Electronic Health Records
Minnesota Statute 621.495 mandated implementation of electronic health records (EHR) by January 1, 2015, for all MN health care providers. The Minnesota Department of Health serves as the primary resource for issues and inquiries relating to EHR in Minnesota.   
















Button Downloadable Forms  




video

 Compliance Process Video

Board Meetings


Meetings will be held in Conference Room A from 9:00 am. to 3:00 pm.
  • January 16, 2015
  • March 20, 2015
  • May 15, 2015
  • July 17, 2015
  • September 18, 2015
  • November 20, 2015
All meetings are subject to change. 

Board Meeting Public Docs