Board of Social Workers

Board Composition

Qualification of Board Members

Each member of the Board shall, at the time of his appointment:

  1. Be a citizen and resident of the Philippines;
  2. Be at least thirty years of age and of good moral character;
  3. Possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work (M.S.S.W., M.S.S.,M.A.S.W., or its equivalent) conferred by a reputable school, college or university duly recognized by the government and also by a duly accredited school, college or university abroad.5
  4. Have had at least five years of practice in a social work agency in the case of a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or its equivalent, or at least two years of social work practice in the case of a holder of a Master’s Degree in Social Work or its equivalent, after receiving the respective degreee. Be a registered social worker duly qualified to practice social work under this Act: Provided, however, That this qualification shall not be required of the first appointees to the Board under this Act, and;
  5. Not be a member of the faculty of any school, college or university at the time of appointment; nor during the year immediately preceding the appointment to be a member of the Board conferring the Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in social work, or shall have any direct or indirect pecuniary interest in such institution.

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