5. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. Guidance on the professional standards, education and training standards, practice placements and assessments of students. Establish and maintain the trust and confidence of people, 3. Restrictions on visiting policies during the pandemic have altered the dynamic of losing a loved one. 2019 BAR EXAMINATIONLABOR LAW AND SOCIAL LEGISLATION - Part I– A.1. NASW-MA 2019-2020 Legislative Agenda Unveiled . Link: A vision for adult social care: capable communities and … In human health and social work: • There were an estimated 104,000 work-related cases of stress, depression or anxiety (new or long-standing), around half of all ill health in this Sector. The legislation and policy under which social workers practice is governed by human rights legislation. This document should be read alongside the government’s response to the consultation on Social Work England’s secondary legislation. There are more than 650,000 professional social workers across the country providing essential services to … site, Amendments to Social Workers Registration Act 2003, New section 4A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions), Transitional, savings, and related provisions, Scopes of practice for social work profession and prescribed qualifications, Board to determine scopes of practice for social work profession, Provisions relating to sections 5A and 5B, Registration, authorisation to practise within scope of practice, and practising certificates, Unregistered person must not claim to be social worker, Key requirements for practising as social worker, Section 6 amended (Entitlement to registration of New Zealand-qualified social workers), Section 7 amended (Entitlement to registration of overseas-qualified social workers), Section 8 replaced (Applications for registration), Applications for registration and authorisation to practise within scope of practice of social work profession, Board may authorise individual scope of practice for applicant or change to individual scope of practice for social worker, Contents of authorisation of individual scope of practice, Assessment of social workers practising under supervision, Board may require applicant to take and pass examination or assessment, Board must inform applicant that it proposes to depart from indicated scope of practice or to decline application, Decisions of Board on change to individual scope of practice, Section 9 amended (Consideration of applications by Board), Section 9 repealed (Consideration of applications by Board), Section 10 amended (Provisional registration), Section 11 amended (Temporary registration), Section 12 amended (Criteria for full registration), Section 13 repealed (Board may recognise practical experience in certain cases), Section 14 replaced (Criteria for provisional registration), Section 15 amended (Criteria for temporary registration), Section 17 amended (Board to give reasons), Section 17 repealed (Board to give reasons), Section 18 amended (Registrar to register successful applicants), Section 19 repealed (Registrar to notify unsuccessful applicants), New cross-heading inserted above section 20, Section 21 amended (Surrender of certificate of registration), Section 23 amended (Criteria for renewal of limited registration), Section 24 replaced (Cancellation of limited registration), Section 25 amended (Practising registered social workers to hold practising certificates), Section 25 repealed (Practising registered social workers to hold practising certificates), Section 27 amended (Effect of making compliant application), Section 28 amended (Issue of practising certificates), Section 29 amended (Board may adopt general conditions), Section 29 repealed (Board may adopt general conditions), Section 30 amended (Restrictions on issue of practising certificates), Section 31 replaced (Board to consider certain applications), Section 32 amended (Procedure for consideration), Section 33 amended (Decisions of Board as to practising certificates), Section 33 replaced (Decisions of Board as to practising certificates), Decisions of Board as to practising certificates, Section 34 amended (Currency of practising certificates), Section 35 amended (Conditions on practising certificates), Section 35 repealed (Conditions on practising certificates), New section 35A inserted (Scope of practice must be endorsed on practising certificates), Scope of practice must be endorsed on practising certificates, Section 36 amended (Surrender of practising certificates), Section 37 amended (Interim practising certificates), Section 38 amended (Competence to practise social work), Professional development for practising social workers, Mandatory requirement for employers to report to Board if social worker believed not to be competent, Section 38A amended (Professional development for practising social workers), Section 38B amended (Mandatory requirement for employers to report to Board if social worker believed not to be competent), Section 39 amended (Reviews of competence to practise social work), Section 41 amended (Actions after review of competence), Section 42 amended (Competence assessments), Section 43 amended (Copies of competence assessments to be available), Section 44 repealed (Registered social workers to complete assessments every 5 years), Section 45 amended (Actions if registered social worker fails assessment), Fitness to practise and serious misconduct, Section 47 amended (Fitness to practise social work), New section 47A inserted (Mandatory requirement for employers to report serious misconduct allegations to Board), Mandatory requirement for employers to report serious misconduct allegations to Board, Section 48 amended (Consideration of fitness to practise social work), Section 49 amended (Action if Board considers registered social worker not fit and proper), Section 50 amended (Board to ask Police for information, and consider convictions), Section 51 amended (Notification of conditions affecting ability to practise social work), Section 52 amended (Power to seek medical advice), Section 53 amended (Notice to be put before chairperson), Section 54 repealed (Interim suspensions), Section 55 amended (Power to order medical examination), Section 56 amended (Conduct and consequences of examination), Section 57 amended (Restrictions may be imposed because of condition), Section 57 amended (Conditions may be imposed because of condition), New sections 57A and 57B and cross-heading inserted, Interim suspension of registration or practising certificate or both or imposition of conditions on registration or practising certificate or both while Board considers competence, fitness, or serious misconduct issue, Interim suspension of registration or practising certificate or both or imposition of conditions on registration or practising certificate or both, Notice of direction under section 57A to be given to social worker, Section 57A amended (Interim suspension of registration or practising certificate or both or imposition of conditions on registration or practising certificate or both), Section 58 amended (Revocation of restrictions), Section 58 amended (Revocation of conditions), New section 58A and cross-heading inserted, Setting conditions on revocation of suspension of registration or practising certificate, Conditions on revocation of suspension of registration or practising certificate, Section 60 replaced (Registrar to notify Tribunal of complaints), Section 63 replaced (Notification of convictions), Section 65 replaced (Referral of complaints and notices of conviction to complaints assessment committee), Referral of complaints to professional conduct committees, New section 65A inserted (Action to be taken by Board on receipt of notice of conviction), Action to be taken by Board on receipt of notice of conviction, Section 65A amended (Action to be taken by Board on receipt of notice of conviction), Section 66 amended (Complaints assessment committees), Section 71 amended (Determination of complaint by complaints assessment committee), Section 72 amended (Procedure after committee makes determination), New section 72A inserted (Board’s consideration of committee recommendation for resolving complaint), Board’s consideration of committee recommendation for resolving complaint, Section 74 amended (Committee may recommend suspension of registration or imposition of conditions), Section 74 amended (Committee may recommend suspension of registration or practising certificate or imposition of conditions), Section 77 amended (Interim suspension of registration or imposition of restrictions on practice), Section 78 amended (Social worker may apply for revocation of direction), Section 79 amended (Hearings of Tribunal to be public), Section 80 amended (Special protection for certain witnesses), Section 82 amended (Grounds on which Tribunal may make order), Section 102 amended (Restriction on Ministerial direction), Section 104 amended (Review of operation of Act), Social Workers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal, Section 115 amended (Function of Tribunal), Section 116 amended (Membership of Tribunal), Section 117 amended (Suitability of certain people to be appointed), Section 119 amended (Hearings by Tribunal), Section 123 amended (Information to be registered), Section 125 replaced (Social workers to notify changes of address), Social workers to notify changes to personal information on Register, Section 127 amended (Social worker may ask for registration to be cancelled), Section 129 amended (Revision of Register), Section 131 amended (Cancellation of registration of overseas qualified person for non-residence in New Zealand), Section 132 amended (Cancellation of registration on Board’s direction), Section 133 amended (Removal of qualifications, or cancellation of registration, overseas), Section 134 amended (Cancellation or suspension not to affect existing liabilities), Section 135 amended (Board to publish Register), Section 138 replaced (Registrar to carry out Board’s decisions and comply with directions of Board and Tribunal), Registrar to comply with directions of Board, Section 140 amended (Notice of restrictions or conditions imposed on registration or practising certificate), Section 140 replaced (Notice of conditions imposed on registration or practising certificate), Notice of conditions in individual scope of practice, Section 145 amended (Notice and service of documents), Section 146 amended (Publication of orders), New section 148A inserted (Failure by employer to report to Board not offence), Failure by employer to report to Board not offence, Consequential amendments to principal Act, Consequential amendment to Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994, Amendment to Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004.
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