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2011 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

SOCIAL WORKERS

See also MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS

Access to data

Foster care provider skills and training forms, Minn. Statutes 2011 245A.155

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Maternal death studies, Minn. Statutes 2011 145.901

Medical records, generally, see Access to data under MEDICAL RECORDS

Records, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.245, 2011 148E.250

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.3351

Addresses

Change, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4805

Advertisements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.085, 2011 148E.195

Associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148B.07

Background checks, see Criminal history background checks under this topic

Billing, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.235

Business licenses, exception, Minn. Statutes 2011 116J.70

Chemically dependent social workers, evaluation, orders, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Client systems, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Clients, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Clinical social workers, see CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS

Commitment, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.265

Community integrated service networks, see COMMUNITY INTEGRATED SERVICE NETWORKS

Complaints

Actions to resolve complaints, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.255

Disciplinary actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Duties of board regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.185

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.195

Voluntary actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.270

Confidential or privileged information

Client information, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.245, 2011 148E.250

Commitments, waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 253B.23

Contested cases

Disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245, 2011 148E.265

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.045

Licenses, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Continuing education programs

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.160, 2011 148E.170

Clock hours, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.130, 2011 148E.135

Criteria for offering programs, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145

Receiving credit for, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.155

Continuing education

Audits, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145, 2011 148E.165

Clock hours, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.130 to 2011 148E.140, 2011 148E.165

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145, 2011 148E.175, 2011 148E.180

Independent study, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.130

Licensees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.165

Licenses

Board authority to require, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.12

Clock hours, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.070, 2011 148E.130, 2011 148E.135, 2011 148E.165

Licenses, reactivation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.080, 2011 148E.165

Programs, see Continuing education programs under this topic

Providers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145, 2011 148E.150, 2011 148E.170

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145, 2011 148E.165

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.140

Contracts and agreements, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.16

Crimes against minors, Minn. Statutes 2011 631.40

Criminal history background checks

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Definitions

Board of Social Work Practice Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Child mortality review panel, Minn. Statutes 2011 256.01

Commitment and Treatment Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 253B.02

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4172

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2011 319B.02

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4803

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2011 176.011

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.071

Disciplinary action

Forms of

Provisional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061

Types and procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.255 to 2011 148E.270

Grounds

Failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.240, 2011 214.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.190

Impairment, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.205

Provisional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061

Unprofessional or unethical conduct, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.210

Patient Protection Act, violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 62J.74

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.285, 2011 148E.290

Voluntarily terminated licensees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.085

Disclosure

Client information, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2011 595.02

Discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.215

Education and training

Assessment and diagnosis, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.225

Fetal alcohol syndrome, Minn. Statutes 2011 145.9266

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

License requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.062, 2011 148E.120

Emeritus status, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Ethics, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.130

Evaluations by, chronically ill persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 62S.02

Evidence, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2011 595.02

Examinations, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Fees

Client fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.235

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.180

Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.699

Licenses, see same under this topic

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.120, 2011 148E.125

Graduate social workers

Clinical practice, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.106

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Practice, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.050

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.062, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.105, 2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.120

Supervision by, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.100, 2011 148E.105

Guardians for, appointment, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.265

Health care taxes, collection, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.16

Hearings

Complaint investigations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Licenses, temporary suspension, disciplinary hearings, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.6585

Immunity, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.285

Inactive status, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Independent social workers

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.105, 2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.110

Practice, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.050

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.062, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.110, 2011 148E.120, 2011 148E.125

Supervision by, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.100, 2011 148E.105

Infection control practitioners, designation, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4803

Information exchange

Clients, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.195

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Vaccination records, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.3351

Informed consent, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.215, 2011 148E.230

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.265

Insurance fraud, see under FRAUD

Interns, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Interpreters, use, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Investigations

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.185, 2011 148E.245

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.250

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.070

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.240

Leaves of absence, temporary, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075, 2011 148E.080

Liability

Child abuse and maltreatment reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 626.556

Drug abuse by pregnant women, reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 626.5561

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4175

Psychotherapy services, Minn. Statutes 2011 148.975

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4804

Violations, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.285

Licensed health professionals

Social workers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4172, 2011 144.4803

Licensed social workers

Allied independent health providers, Minn. Statutes 2011 62Q.10

Health officers, civil commitment definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 253B.02

Licensees

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.015, 2011 148E.020

Emeritus status, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.080

Names, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Resignation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.285

Temporary licensees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.060

Licenses

Alcohol and drug counselor licenses, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148C.11

Business licenses, exception, Minn. Statutes 2011 116J.70

Cards, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.095, 2011 148E.180

Categories of, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055

Changes, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055

Criminal history background checks, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Emeritus status, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075, 2011 148E.080

Endorsements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.065, 2011 148E.120

Expiration

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.070, 2011 148E.080

Provisional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.699

Foreign jurisdictions, applicants, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.120

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.050, 2011 148E.055

Geographic waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Graduate social workers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Home care services licenses, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 144A.46

Inactive status, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Independent social workers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.105, 2011 148E.125

Interns, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.070

Minority group members, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Names, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.090

Provisional, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061 to 2011 148D.063

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Reactivation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.070, 2011 148E.080, 2011 148E.085, 2011 148E.165, 2011 148E.180

Renewals

Clock hours, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.130

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.070

Licensing board law, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.12

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.125

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061 to 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.070, 2011 148E.080

Suspension or revocation

Conviction of crime, Minn. Statutes 2011 631.40

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.020, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.260, 2011 148E.265

Licensing board law, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.10

Teachers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Temporary licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.080

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.035

Voluntary termination, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.080, 2011 148E.085

Wall certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.080 to 2011 148E.095, 2011 148E.180, 2011 148E.195

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2011 256B.0911, 2011 256I.04

Marriage and family therapy, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148B.38

Medical social workers, services, health care taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 295.50

Misrepresentation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.195

Names

Change, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Professional names, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.090, 2011 148E.195

Tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4805

Notice given

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Client information, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Medical records, access, patients' rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.334

Names, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Payments to

Developmentally disabled persons, comprehensive evaluations, costs, Minn. Statutes 2011 252A.20

Third party payments, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.235

Photographs, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Physical examinations, orders, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Practice of social work

Cessation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.270

Clinical practice, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Delegation of duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.200

Direct clinical client contact, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.050

Impairment, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.205

Inactive licensees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Person-in-environment perspective, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Standards, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.130, 2011 148E.185 to 2011 148E.290

Supervised practice, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148D.062, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.100&year=2011">2011 148E.100, 148E.100=2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.125

Temporary licensees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.060

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Voluntarily terminated licensees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.085

Professional firms, authority to organize, Minn. Statutes 2011 319B.40

Professionals, social workers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 256.01

Psychiatric social workers, defined as health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2011 176.011

Psychotherapy, Minn. Statutes 2011 148.975

Public information and education programs

Paternity, establishing, consulting, Minn. Statutes 2011 257.75

Qualified mental health professionals

Independent clinical social workers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 256J.08

Records and record keeping

Access to data, see same under this topic

Client records, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.225, 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.245, 2011 148E.250

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.145, 2011 148E.165

Treatment and intervention services, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.225

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.3351

Referrals by, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.200, 2011 148E.235

Regulated persons, social workers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.16

Reports given

Child abuse and maltreatment reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.240, 2011 626.556

Drug abuse by pregnant women, Minn. Statutes 2011 626.5561

Health threats to others, liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4175

Obligations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.240

Self-reporting, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.205, 2011 148E.240

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4804

Vulnerable adults, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.240

Research, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.215

Resignation, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.285

School social workers, see SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS

Scope of practice

Abortion, health plan companies, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 62Q.145

License requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148E.050, 2011 148E.060

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Sex offenders, assessing and treating

Practice of medicine, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 147.09

Sexual exploitation by

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.220, 2011 148E.245, 2011 148E.270

Licensed professional counselors, Minn. Statutes 2011 604.20 to 2011 604.205

Social Work Board, see SOCIAL WORK BOARD

Social workers associations, reports given, Minn. Statutes 2011 148B.07

Statements by, domestic abuse victims, Minn. Statutes 2011 268.095

Students, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.065

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230, 2011 148E.240, 2011 148E.245

Supervision

After licensure, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.062, 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.100 to 2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.105, 2011 148E.110

Clinical supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.010, 2011 148E.120

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.200

License requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061, 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.070, 2011 148E.080, 2011 148E.110

Planning, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.125

Verification, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.063, 2011 148E.100, 2011 148E.125

Supervisors

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.100 to 2011 148E.106, 2011 148E.120 to 2011 148E.130

Provisional licensees, supervision, Minn. Statutes 2011 148D.061 to 2011 148D.063

Tape recordings, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Task forces, professions working with violence and abuse, Minn. Statutes 2011 135A.153

Teachers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060

Telephone numbers, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.090

Termination of services, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.225

Testimony, tuberculosis carriers, endangerment to public health

Sufficiency of evidence, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4809

Titles, use of, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.195, 2011 148E.280, 2011 148E.290

Travel expenses, developmentally disabled persons

Comprehensive evaluations, Minn. Statutes 2011 252A.20

Treatment and intervention services, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.225

Variances

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.140

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.035

Practice of social work, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.075

Video recordings, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.230

Violations and penalties

Adversarial but nondisciplinary actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.255, 2011 148E.265

Cease and desist orders, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.265

Chemical dependency assessments, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Client relationships, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.210 to 2011 148E.220, 2011 148E.235, 2011 148E.245

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.16

Corrective action, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.255, 2011 148E.270

Crimes against a minor, revocation of license, Minn. Statutes 2011 214.10

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.235, 2011 148E.270

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.185 to 2011 148E.290

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 144.4175

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.265

Mental or physical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245

Practice standards, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.060, 2011 148E.185 to 2011 148E.290

Practicing without license, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.055, 2011 148E.085, 2011 148E.190, 2011 148E.240, 2011 148E.265, 2011 148E.275, 2011 148E.290

Reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.240, 2011 148E.285, 2011 148E.290

Reprimands, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.260

Sexual conduct, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.010

Titles, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.195, 2011 148E.280, 2011 148E.290

Waivers

Commitments, confidential or privileged information, Minn. Statutes 2011 253B.23

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.065

Mental or physical examinations or chemical dependency evaluations, Minn. Statutes 2011 148E.245