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.


Members of the Board

Chairman

LORNA C. GABAD
Chairman


Member

MARY OFELIA L. ENDAYA
Member





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