Illinois Compiled Statutes 105 ILCS 5 School Code. Section 14-1.09a

    (105 ILCS 5/14-1.09a) (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09a)

    Sec. 14-1.09a. School social worker. "School Social Worker" means a social worker who has graduated with a master's or higher degree in social work from an accredited graduate school of social work and who has such additional qualifications as may be required by the State Board of Education and who holds a School Service Personnel Certificate endorsed for school social work issued pursuant to Section 21-25 of this Code. Persons so certified may use the title "school social worker" and may offer school social work services which are limited to those services set forth in 23 Ill. Adm. Code 226, Special Education, pertaining to children between the ages of 3 to 21, promulgated by the State Board of Education. School social workers may make evaluations, recommendations or interventions regarding the placement of children in educational programs or special education classes. However, a school social worker shall not provide such services outside his or her employment to any student in the district or districts which employ such school social worker.

(Source: P.A. 86-303.)

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