Supervision

Supervision Requirements

Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (BACS) is the designation required for LCSWs to supervise LMSWs for licensure. The Rules, Standards and Procedures for Licensed Clinical Social Workers, promulgated in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act , require that Licensed Clinical Social Workers meet the following minimum qualifications in order to provide supervision:

  • Hold the LCSW license
  • Verify at least 3 years of full-time social work experience at the LCSW level
  • Appropriately conduct all supervisory duties explicated in the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners’ Supervision for Professional Development and Public Protection: A Guide (available from the board office)
  • Complete a board orientation workshop
  • Participate in a board pre-approved workshop on the theory and techniques of supervision as well as procedures used in supervision toward licensure.
  • 2 letters of reference to the board from other professional (one of whom should be a LCSW) who are familiar with the licensee’s work, including supervision skills

Key benefits and supervision inlcude helping ensure the quality of the social work profession and earning extra income.

Supervision eligible for licensure must be completed in accordance with §503 of the Rules, Standards and Procedures.

Licensed Master Social Workers that obtained supervision credit prior to September 1, 2007 can use the Supervision Worksheet to convert months of social work practice and supervision into hours.

To locate a BACS, please search our licensee database. For a schedule of Board approved supervision workshops, please view our calendar.

 

Workshop Title
Sponsor
Presenter
Date
Location
Registration Info
6.5 hour Board Approved Initial BACS Workshop Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS 09/24/2021 Virtual nitabaucom@gmail.com
6.5 hour Board Approved Initial BACS Workshop Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS 11/05/2021 Virtual nitabaucom@gmail.com
6.5 hour Board Approved Initial BACS Workshop Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS 03/11/2022 Virtual nitabaucom@gmail.com
6.5 hour Board Approved Initial BACS Workshop Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS 5/13/2022 Virtual nitabaucom@gmail.com
6.5 hour Board Approved Initial BACS Workshop Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS Nita Baucom, LCSW-BACS 06/10/2022 Virtual nitabaucom@gmail.com

 

Supervision Information

Board Orientation Workshop Registration

Paper Application
Please allow eight (8) week for processing and board approval

Certemy Application


Supervision Contracts

If your LCSW-BACS and your Agency Supervisor are not the same individual, please complete this Supervision Contract

If your LCSW-BACS and your Agency Supervisor are the same individual, please complete this Supervision Contract.

 

**NEW paper contracts needing approval only** If you have completed a Supervision Contract on paper, click here to log into your account and upload to Certemy. Please complete all Supervision Contracts afterwards by choosing one of the first two options listed above. You do not need to resubmit forms that have already been received by the board office.

 

SUPERVISION CERTEMY STATUS KEY

Completed– Step has been completed by Supervisee and Supervisor and has been approved by the board.

Pending Verification– Step has been completed by Supervisor AND Supervisee and is pending review and approval from the board.

**Supervision Contracts will only be approved after all of the steps are Pending Verification**

Partially Completed– Supervisee has invited Supervisor to complete this step. Once the Supervisor completes their part, this will change to ‘Pending Verification’.

Incomplete– Supervisee has not started this step or invited their Supervisor.

 

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