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Title 12 . Professional and Vocational Regulations
Chapter 18 . Big Game Guides and Transporters
Section 210. Continuing education requirement

12 AAC 18.210. Continuing education requirement

(a) For the first biennial renewal of a person's social worker license, an applicant for renewal shall document completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education activities acceptable to the board that were earned during the two years before the expiration date of the person's license that included a minimum of

(1) six contact hours in substance abuse education;

(2) six contact hours in cross-cultural education relating to Alaska Natives; and

(3) three contact hours in professional ethics.

(b) After a person's first biennial renewal of a social worker license, an applicant for renewal shall document completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education activities acceptable to the board that were earned during that licensing period and included a minimum of

(1) six contact hours in substance abuse education;

(2) six contact hours in cross-cultural education, of which three hours include issues relating to Alaska Natives; and

(3) three contact hours in professional ethics.

(c) For purposes of this section,

(1) one "contact hour" equals a minimum of 50 minutes of classroom instruction between instructor and participant;

(2) one academic semester credit equals 15 contact hours; and

(3) one academic quarter credit equals 10 contact hours.

(d) Only hours of actual attendance during which instruction was given will be accepted as continuing education contact hours earned from an academic course that is audited by the licensee, and the total number of contact hours earned may not exceed the academic credit hours offered for that course.

History: Eff. 9/26/91, Register 119; am 10/14/99, Register 152

Authority: AS 08.95.030

AS 08.95.040


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