Now Accepting New Supervisees!
Areas of focus include racial trauma, self-esteem, CBT, mindfulness
So you've finished your MSW degree, congrats! If it is your intent to become an LCSW, there are certain requirements that are expected of of you, per Texas state regulation.
LMSW must secure a supervisor and complete a supervision agreement prior to engaging in any clinical level practice.
While under direct supervision, LMSW must obtain 100 total hours of supervision, in no less than 24 months and no longer than 48 months.
LMSWs working full-time, must work at least 30 hours per week, in order to complete supervision within 24 months.
LMSWs working part-time, must work at least 15 hours per week, in order to complete supervision within 48 months. Part-time employees will need one hour of supervision per 40 work hours (usually 2-3 supervision hours per month).
LMSW must obtain 3,000 total work hours prior to submission of paperwork to Texas board, in order to be eligible to sit for clinical exam.
How do I begin working with you?
Prior to engaging in supervision with me, a few documents will need to be completed: social work supervision agreement and clinical supervision plan. Additionally, if you are not an employee of A Work of Heart Therapy and obtaining your hours from your working site, I will ask you to copy me on an email to your work supervisor, informing them of our intent to begin LCSW supervision, together.
Individual Supervision Rates: $100/person
(meet once per week/4 times per month)
Group Supervision Rates: $50 per hour/person
(2 hour requirement, meeting twice per month)
Jurisprudence Examination You must take this when you apply for social work license or to upgrade your LMSW to LCSW. The certificate for taking this exam is only valid for 6 months. This costs $39.
Clinical Supervision Verification Form for LCSW Complete this form once you have completed supervision or if you wish to stop supervision.
Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners This is the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council website for anything else you might need.