Sunday, December 22, 2013

MUST REPORT TO THE BOARD IMPROPER CONDUCT OF AN UNLICENSED WORKER NO ONE OVER HER DID THAT AND WHEN THE BOARD WAS NOTIFIED THE BOARD MEMBER HUNG UP ON THE CALLER

2013 Minnesota Statutes

148E.240 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

Subdivision 1.Failure to self-report adverse actions.

 
The board has grounds to take action under sections 148E.255 to 148E.270 when a social worker fails to report to the board within 90 days:
(1) having been disciplined, sanctioned, or found to have violated a state, territorial, provincial, or foreign licensing agency's laws or rules;
(2) having been convicted of committing a felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor reasonably related to the practice of social work;
(3) having had a finding or verdict of guilt, whether or not the adjudication of guilt is withheld or not entered, of committing a felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor reasonably related to the practice of social work;
(4) having admitted to committing, or entering a no contest plea to committing, a felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor reasonably related to the practice of social work; or
(5) having been denied licensure by a state, territorial, provincial, or foreign licensing agency.

Subd. 2.Failure to submit application information.

 
The board has grounds to take action under sections 148E.255 to 148E.270 when an applicant or licensee fails to submit with an application the following information:
(1) the dates and dispositions of any malpractice settlements or awards made relating to the social work services provided by the applicant or licensee; or
(2) the dates and dispositions of any civil litigations or arbitrations relating to the social work services provided by the applicant or licensee.

Subd. 3.Reporting other licensed health professionals.

 
An applicant or licensee must report to the appropriate health-related licensing board conduct by a licensed health professional which would constitute grounds for disciplinary action under the statutes and rules enforced by that board.

Subd. 4.Reporting unlicensed practice.

 
An applicant or licensee must report to the board conduct by an unlicensed person which constitutes the practice of social work, as defined in section 148E.010, except when the unlicensed person is exempt from licensure according to section 148E.065.

Subd. 5.Failure to report other applicants or licensees; unlicensed practice.

 
The board has grounds to take action under sections148E.255 to 148E.270 when an applicant or licensee fails to report to the board conduct by:
(1) another licensee or applicant which the applicant or licensee has reason to believe may reasonably constitute grounds for disciplinary action under this section; or
(2) an unlicensed person that constitutes the practice of social work when a license is required to practice social work.

Subd. 6.Duty to warn.

 
A licensee must comply with the duty to warn established by section 148.975.

Subd. 7.Reporting maltreatment of minors.

 
An applicant or licensee must comply with the reporting of maltreatment of minors established by section 626.556.

Subd. 8.Reporting maltreatment of vulnerable adults.

 
An applicant or licensee must comply with the reporting of maltreatment of vulnerable adults established by section 626.557.

Subd. 9.Subpoenas.

 
The board may issue subpoenas according to section 148E.245 and chapter 214 for the production of any reports required by this section or any related documents.

History: 

2007 c 123 s 111,138