April 24, 2018

State of Alabama
Press Release: Human Resources, Department of

Changes to Licensed Social Service Staff in the Minimum Standards for Residential Care Facilities

Pursuant to Code of Alabama 1975, §§34-8A-7(1) through (6); 34-8A-8 (1) through (3), and §§34-30-20.  Effective April 13, 2018 an emergency rule was filed to make changes to the current Minimum Standards for Residential Child Care Facilities to include (1) acceptance of an Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) as social service staff; (2) Licensed graduate social worker (LGSW) has changed to licensed master social worker (LMSW); and (3) Licensed certified social worker (LCSW) has changed to licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW). See attachment

Emergency Rule for Personnel



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