36-26-1. Definition of terms.
Terms as used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, mean:
(1) "Board," the Board of Social Work Examiners established under this chapter;
(2) "Social work," the professional activity for fee of helping individuals, groups, or communities enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning and creating societal conditions favorable for this goal. Social work practice consists of the professional specialized and disciplined application of social work skills secured by formalized education or substitute work experience as permitted under § 36-26-15.
Source: SL 1975, ch 22, § 1.
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