Thread:Discussion 1 - Week 3Post: Discussion 1 - Week 3Author: Andrea Iavarone WALDEN INSTRUCTOR MANAGER Posted Date: July 3, 2013 2:44 PMEdited Date: June 19, 2017 12:37 PMStatus:PublishedDiscussion 1: Title Protection and LicensureWhen one pictures a doctor sitting at her office desk, it seems natural to imagine multiple diplomas on the wall nearby. The notion of doctors displaying their credentials seems indisputable when one considers the importance of professional credibility in instilling trust in patients.Just as medical practitioners are responsible for achieving and maintaining proper licensure, so are social work professionals. Those who receive the title of “social worker” have met the criteria developed to demonstrate proficiency in meeting the demands associated with the profession.For this Discussion, research the criteria for assuming the title of social worker in your state or country. Consider benefits offered by title protection and maintenance of licensure standards. Also think about the challenges that title protection and licensure standards may pose.Post by Day 3 a description of strengths and challenges associated with title protection and licensure. Describe two strengths and two challenges.Respond by Day 5 to at least two colleagues who identified strengths and challenges that were different from yours.Thread:Discussion 1 - Week 3Post: Main Post Discussion 3- Kiara BeverlyAuthor: Kiara Beverly Posted Date: June 12, 2018 11:58 PMStatus:PublishedIndividuals at all levels of social work degrees with intentions of practicing in Louisiana are required to have credentials issues from the LABSWE ("License Info"). That is, RSW's, LMSW's, and LCSW's in Louisiana are required to have credentials from the LABSWE ("License Info"). According to the LABSWE:
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