Department of Social Services



Social Work Board - Assistant Behavior Analyst or Paraprofessional

The effect of the rules will be to establish rules for the Assistant Behavior Analyst or Paraprofessional. For Social Workers, the effect of the rules will be to remove language related to licensure by equivalency, update to the most recent code of ethics, remove the fee schedule for examinations not conducted by the department, revise language for continuing education to allow more hours via online providers, and removes prior Board approval for preparation or publication of a professional social work topic or paper.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.







Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
10/15/2018
10/15/2018
11/20/2018
11/20/2018
12/10/2018
Agency Contact: Teresa Schulte mail to: DSSAdminRules@STATE.SD.US