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49 Pa. Code § 47.36a. Other sources of continuing education.

§ 47.36a. Other sources of continuing education.

 (a)  Clock hours may be granted on a case-by-case basis for the following:

   (1)  Participation in clinical conferences, clinical rounds or training under a preceptor provided through hospitals, medical centers, schools and universities.

   (2)  First-time experience as a teacher.

   (3)  Publications of articles, books and research relating to the practice of bachelor social work, social work or clinical social work.

   (4)  Services as a preceptor, lecturer or speaker.

 (b)  A licensee who wishes to obtain clock hours for credit under subsection (a)(1), (2) or (4) shall submit, prior to participating in the event, an application for approval along with a $65 fee as provided by §  47.34(b) (relating to registration of continuing education providers who offer one course or program). A licensee seeking to obtain clock hours for a publication under subsection (a)(3), shall submit, after the publication of the article, book or research, an application for approval along with a fee as provided by §  47.34(b).


   The provisions of this §  47.36a amended under sections 6 and 18(c) of the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act (63 P.S. § §  1906 and 1918(c)); and section 9 of the act of October 22, 2014 (P.L. 2884, No. 179).


   The provisions of this §  47.36a added December 22, 2006, effective December 23, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7841; amended August 28, 2020, effective August 29, 2020, 50 Pa.B. 4389. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (369762).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  47.31 (relating to definitions); and 49 Pa. Code §  47.33 (relating to acceptable continuing education courses and programs).

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